Research / BFI Working PaperSep 13, 2021

An Industrial Organization Perspective on Productivity

Jan De Loecker, Chad Syverson

This chapter overviews productivity research from an industrial organization perspective. We focus on what is known and what still needs to be learned about the productivity levels and dynamics of individual producers, but also how these interact through markets and industries to influence productivity aggregates. We overview productivity concepts, facts, data, measurement, analysis, and open questions.

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