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Productivity growth in Japan and the United States [electronic resource] / edited by Charles R. Hulten.

Contributor(s): Hulten, Charles R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in income and wealth: v. 53.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1990Description: 1 online resource (x, 446 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226360607 (electronic bk.); 0226360601 (electronic bk.).Report number: 90046002Subject(s): Industrial productivity -- Japan -- Congresses | Industrial productivity -- United States -- Congresses | Productividad industrial -- EE. UU | Productivit�e -- Japon -- Congr�es | Productivit�e -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Technology | Productivity (Economics) | Japan | United States | Productivit�e -- Japon | Productivit�e -- �Etats-Unis | Entreprises -- Productivit�e -- Japon | Entreprises -- Productivit�e -- Etats-Unis | Geschichte 1960-1985 | Produktivit�atszuwachs | Kongress | Industrie | USA | JapanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Productivity growth in Japan and the United States.DDC classification: 338/.06/0952 Other classification: 83.67 | 83.30 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
5. Decisions of Firms and Productivity Growth with Fixed Input Constraints: An Empirical Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Manufacturing6. Energy Price Shocks and Productivity Growth in the Japanese and U.S. Manufacturing Industries; 7. Productivity Growth and Changes in the Terms of Trade in Japan and the United States; 8. Alternative Measures of Capital Inputs in Japanese Manufacturing; 9. The Taxation of Income from Capital in Japan: Historical Perspectives and Policy Simulations; 10. Taxes a
Summary: Emerging from the ruins of the Second World War, the Japanese economy has grown at double-digit rate throughout much of the 1950s and 1960s, and, when the oil crisis of the 1970s slowed growth throughout the industrialized world, Japanese growth throughout the industrialized world, Japanese growth rates remained relatively strong. There have been many attempts by scholars from a wide range of disciplines to explain this remarkable history, but for economists interested in the quantitative analysis of economic growth and the principal question addressed is how Japan was able to grow so rapidly.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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5. Decisions of Firms and Productivity Growth with Fixed Input Constraints: An Empirical Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Manufacturing6. Energy Price Shocks and Productivity Growth in the Japanese and U.S. Manufacturing Industries; 7. Productivity Growth and Changes in the Terms of Trade in Japan and the United States; 8. Alternative Measures of Capital Inputs in Japanese Manufacturing; 9. The Taxation of Income from Capital in Japan: Historical Perspectives and Policy Simulations; 10. Taxes a

Emerging from the ruins of the Second World War, the Japanese economy has grown at double-digit rate throughout much of the 1950s and 1960s, and, when the oil crisis of the 1970s slowed growth throughout the industrialized world, Japanese growth throughout the industrialized world, Japanese growth rates remained relatively strong. There have been many attempts by scholars from a wide range of disciplines to explain this remarkable history, but for economists interested in the quantitative analysis of economic growth and the principal question addressed is how Japan was able to grow so rapidly.

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