Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
Over onsNieuws en agendaNieuwsberichten

GGDC Research Memorandum Nr. 115

20 januari 2010

Title: Structural Change in Advanced Nations: A New Set of Stylised Facts

Author(s): Dale W. Jorgenson , and Marcel P. Timmer

Abstract: We provide new evidence on patterns of structural change in advanced economies, reconsidering the stylised facts put forward by Kaldor (1967), Kuznets (1971) and Maddison (1980). Since 1980 the services sector has overwhelmingly predominated in the economic activity of the European Union, Japan and the U.S., but there is substantial heterogeneity among services. Personal, finance and business services have low productivity growth and increasing shares in employment and GDP. By contrast, shares of distribution services are constant and productivity growth is rapid. We find that the labour share in value added is declining, while the use of ICT-capital and skilled labour is increasing in all sectors and regions

Date: January 2010 | Full Text

Laatst gewijzigd:10 november 2016 13:37

Meer nieuws

  • 16 april 2018

    Dr. Nancy Kamp-Roelands RA MA van EY nieuwe hoogleraar Accountancy

    Kamp-Roelands beschikt over de unieke combinatie van ervaring met grote (multinationale) ondernemingen, (inter)nationale standaardisering (verslaggeving en controle), academisch onderzoek en een groot netwerk in organisaties op het gebied van duurzame...

  • 12 april 2018

    Two new round tables at 41st International IAEE Energy conference

    The round tables during the 41st International IAEE Energy conference offer a unique opportunity for academics, policy makers, consultants and representatives from energy business to meet and discuss various relevant energy related topics. Lees meer...

  • 10 april 2018

    Campagne energieonderwijs van start: Choose wisely, follow energy

    Deze week lanceren Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RUG) en de New Energy Coalition (NEC) een gezamenlijke wervingscampagne voor energiestudenten. De campagne wijst studenten op de al aanwezige studieroutes op het gebied van energie...