Productivity Growth in Japan and the United States

Charles R. Hulten, editor

Conference held August 26-28, 1985
Published in January 1991 by University of Chicago Press
© 1991 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

NBER Program(s):PR, EFG

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461 pp. pages
ISBN: 0-226-36059-8

Table of Contents

Front matter, prefatory note, table of contents: Charles R. Hulten (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Charles R. Hulten (p. 1 - 27) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Productivity and International Competitiveness in Japan and the United States, 1960-1985: Dale W. Jorgenson, Masahiro Kuroda (p. 29 - 57) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Bilateral Models of Production for Japanese and U. S. Industries: Dale W. Jorgenson, Hikaru Sakuramoto, Kanji Yoshioka, Masahiro Kuroda (p. 59 - 83) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Productivity Growth in the Motor Vehicle Industry, 1970-1984: A Comparison of Canada, Japan, and the United States: Melvyn Fuss, Leonard Waverman (p. 85 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Comparison and Analysis of Productivity Growth and R&D Investment in the Electrical Machinery Industries of the United States and Japan: M. Ishaq Nadiri, Ingmar R. Prucha (p. 109 - 133) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Decisions of Firms and Productivity Growth with Fixed Input Constraints: An Empirical Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Manufacturing: Catherine Morrison (p. 135 - 172) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Energy Price Shocks and Productivity Growth in the Japanese and U.S. Manufacturing Industries: Ernst R. Berndt, Shunseke Mori, Takamitsu Sawa, David O. Wood (p. 173 - 199) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Productivity Growth and Changes in the Terms of Trade in Japan and the United States: Catherine Morrison, W. Erwin Diewert (p. 201 - 227) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Alternative Measures of Capital Inputs in Japanese Manufacturing: Edwin Dean, Masako Darrough, Arthur Neef (p. 229 - 266) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. The Taxation of Income from Capital in Japan: Historical Perspectives and Policy Simulations: Tatsuya Kikutani, Toshiaki Tachibanaki (p. 267 - 293) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Taxes and Corporate Investment in Japanese Manufacturing: Fumio Hayashi (p. 295 - 316) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. R&D and Productivity Growth: Comparing Japanese and U.S. Manufacturing Firms: Zvi Griliches, Jacques Mairesse (p. 317 - 348) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. Compositional Change of Heterogeneous Labor Input and Economic Growth in Japan: Hajime Imamura (p. 349 - 384) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Technical Change and Human Capital Acquisition in the U.S. and Japanese Labor Markets: Hong W. Tan (p. 385 - 409) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Labor Disputes and Productivity in Japan and the United States: Alice C. Lam, J. R. Norsworthy, Craig A. Zabala (p. 411 - 435) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of contributors, Indexes: Charles R. Hulten (p. 437 - 448) (bibliographic info) (download)
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