The Role of Labor Market Changes in the Slowdown of European Productivity Growth
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Thanks to Bobby Krenn for superb research assistance, including his authorship of the Data Appendix. We are grateful to Bart van Ark, Susanto Basu, Nick Bloom, Allan Drazen, Richard Freeman, Greg Mankiw, Bill Nordhaus, Barbara Petrongolo, and Charles Wyplosz for their perceptive comments on earlier versions and to Andrea Bassanini, Romain Duval, Magnus Henrekson, and Guido Schwerdt for providing data. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.