Production Structure Characteristics and Adaptations of Productivity Growth Measures : A Survey

@inproceedings{Lachaal1998ProductionSC,
  title={Production Structure Characteristics and Adaptations of Productivity Growth Measures : A Survey},
  author={Lassaad Lachaal},
  year={1998}
}
Non-parametric index number and parametric econometric techniques for productivity growth measurement and interpretation are reviewed in this paper. Procedures to account for technical and market characteristics which affect productivity growth and are ignored in traditional measures are presented. Adaptations to traditional measures include the effect of scale economies, imperfect competition in output market, and inefficiency in production. The main conclusion is that a comprehensive… CONTINUE READING