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Economic Growth of Nations

Total Output and Production Structure

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ISBN 9780674493490

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

363 pages

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  • I. Level and Variability of Rates of Growth
    • Average Rates of Growth: Summary of Evidence
    • Selected Aspects of Aggregate Growth Rates
      • International implications of differences in growth rates
      • Long-term trends in growth rates
      • Long swings in growth rates
  • II. Growth of Productivity and Nonconventional Costs
    • Growth of Productivity
      • Labor input
      • Capital input
      • Combined inputs and residual productivity
    • Nonconventional Costs: Current and Capital
  • III. Sectoral Shares in Product: A Cross-Section View
    • Association between Product per Capita and Sectoral Shares
    • Effect of Size
    • Comments on the Cross-Section Association
  • IV. Sectoral Shares in Product: Long-Term Trends
    • Changes in Shares: The Three Major Sectors
    • Changes in Shares: Subdivisions of the I and S Sectors
    • Time Trends and Cross-Sections: General Comments
    • Comparisons of Long-Term Changes with Cross-Section Differentials
  • V. Sectoral Shares in Labor Force: A Cross-Section View
    • Association between Product per Capita and Sectoral Shares
    • Sectoral Product per Worker
    • Adjustments for Coverage of Labor Force Data
      • Adjustment for scope
      • Problems of classification
    • Intersectoral Inequality in Product per Worker
  • VI. Sectoral Shares in Labor Force: Long-Term Trends
    • Changes in Shares: The Three Major Sectors
    • Changes in Shares: Subdivisions of the I and S Sectors
    • Time Trends and Cross-Sections
    • Changes in Sectoral Product per Worker
  • VII. Summary and Interrelations
    • A Summary of Findings
    • Relation between Aggregate Growth and Production Structure: An Additional Illustration
    • Relation between Aggregate Growth and Shifts in Production Structure: General Comments
    • High and Low Growth Components and Limits to Aggregate Growth
    • Structural Changes: Economic and Noneconomic
    • The Sequences of Structural Change and Growth
  • Index

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