Sources of labour productivity growth at sector level in Britain, after 2007: a firm level analysis
Analysis of the importance of the distribution and re-distribution of resources across firms.
Nesta Working Paper 16/01
Issued: April 2016
Keywords: Productivity Decomposition, Resource Reallocation, Allocative Efficiency, Sector Studies
JEL codes: 047, L00
This study analyses the importance of the distribution and re-distribution of resources across firms for sector level labour productivity levels and growth over the period 1998-2013.
Using a representative data set of UK businesses we consider labour productivity in 20 market sectors, offering a comprehensive picture of the relationship between firm growth dynamics and sectoral productivity performance.
Rebecca Riley and Chiara Rosazza Bondibene
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