Research Paper 2010-47 ICT and Productivity Growth in the 1990 s : Panel Data Evidence on Europe

  title={Research Paper 2010-47 ICT and Productivity Growth in the 1990 s : Panel Data Evidence on Europe},
  author={Christian M. Dahl and Hans Christian Kongsted and Anders S\orensen and Christian M. Dahly and Hans Christian Kongstedz and Anders S\orensenx},
What has been the quantitative e¤ect on productivity growth of information and communication technology (ICT) in Europe after 1995? Based on a multi-country sectoral panel data set, we provide econometric evidence of positive and signi…cant productivity e¤ects of ICT in Europe, mainly due to advances in total factor productivity. The impact of ICT in Europe has happened against a negative macro economic shock not related to ICT. This is in contrast to the established evidence for the US. Our… CONTINUE READING

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