Douglas Koszerek, Karel Havik, Kieran Mc Morrow, Werner Röger and Frank Schönborn - European Commission, Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs
(European Economy. Economic Papers. 290. October 2007.
Brussels. 107pp. Tab. Free.)
KC-AI-07-290-EN-N ISBN: 978-92-79-04643-8 ISSN: 1016-8060
The EU KLEMS project represents a unique collective effort on behalf of academics, statisticians and policy makers to provide fundamental policy insights into the changes which have occurred at the industry level in Europe, the US and Japan over recent decades. The present paper has focussed on providing firstly, an overview of the contents and policy significance of the EU KLEMS project and secondly, a series of analyses which illustrate the usefulness of the project's datasets and its conceptual framework.
Keywords: GDP growth, productivity, growth accounting
JEL classification: O33, O47, D24, E22