Output, Input, and Productivity Measurement

The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth

Published in 1961 by Princeton University Press
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

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516 pages
ISBN: 0-870-14181-3

Table of Contents

Front matter: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. -10 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Productivity and National Income Accounting: John Kendrick (p. 1 - 20) (bibliographic info) (download)
Part I: Productivity and the Measurement of Real Outputs and Inputs: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. 21 - 22) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. On the Design of Consistent Output and Input Indexes for Productivity Measurement: Irving Siegel (p. 23 - 46) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Economic Problems in Measuring Changes in Productivity: George J. Stigler (p. 47 - 78) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Measurement of Change in Natural Resource Economic Scarcity: Harold Barnett (p. 79 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Employment and Output in the Natural Resource Industries, 1870-1955: Neal Potter, Francis T. Christy, Jr. (p. 109 - 146) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Data Available for the Measurement of Output per Man-Hour: Leon Greenberg (p. 147 - 200) (bibliographic info) (download)
Part II: The Estimation of Real Product in the Economy by Industries: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. 201 - 202) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Estimation of Real Domestic Product by Final Expenditure Categories and by Industry of Origin in Canada: V. R. Berlinguette, F. H. Leacy (p. 203 - 250) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. International Comparisons of Real Product and Productivity by Final Expenditures and by Industry: Milton Gilbert, Wilfred Beckerman (p. 251 - 274) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Estimates of Real Product in the United States by Industrial Sector, 1947-55: Jack Alterman, Eva Jacobs (p. 275 - 314) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Industry Net Output Estimates in the United States: Almarin Phillips (p. 315 - 328) (bibliographic info) (download)
Part III: The Estimation of Real Factor Inputs: The Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (p. 329 - 330) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Some Difficulties in the Concept of Economic Input: Kenneth E. Boulding (p. 331 - 346) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Measurement of Labor Input: Some Questions of Definition and the Adequacy of Data: Edward F. Denison (p. 347 - 386) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Concepts of Real Capital Stocks and Services: Richard Ruggles, Nancy Ruggles (p. 387 - 412) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. An Appraisal of Long-Term Capital Estimates: Some Reference Notes: Daniel Creamer (p. 413 - 450) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Factor Substitution and the Composition of Input: Eric Schiff (p. 451 - 480) (bibliographic info) (download)
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