Cross-Country Differences in Productivity: The Role of Allocation and Selection

Article, Research, Preprint OPEN
Bartelsman, Eric; Haltiwanger, John C.; Scarpetta, Stefano;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Journal: American Economic Review,volume 103,issue 1 February,pages305-34
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/aer.103.1.305
  • Subject: Wirtschaftspolitik | L2 | L11 | allocation of resources | L16 | O57 | Produktivität | productivity | allocation of resources, productivity, firm heterogeneity, distortions | distortions | Welt | O4 | E02 | Firm heterogeneity | Wirkungsanalyse | L25 | Allokation | Unternehmensentwicklung
    • jel: jel:E02 | jel:D24 | jel:O4 | jel:L16 | jel:O57 | jel:L11 | jel:L2 | jel:O47 | jel:L25
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper combines different strands of the productivity literature to investigate the effect of idiosyncratic (firm-level) policy distortions on aggregate outcomes. On the one hand, a growing body of empirical research has been relating cross-country differences in ke... View more
  • References (1)

    Haltiwanger, J., S. Davis, R. Jarmin, and J. Miranda. 2007. "Volatility and Dispersion in Business Growth Rates: Publicly Traded and Privately Held Firms." NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2006.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark