Innovation, Productivity Dispersion, and Productivity Growth
NBER Working Paper No. 24420
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John Haltiwanger was also a part-time Schedule A employee of the Census Bureau at the time of the writing of this paper. This is a revised version of a paper presented at the NBER/CRIW conference on Measuring and Accounting for Innovation in the 21st Century held in Washington, D.C. in March 2017. We thank Nick Bloom, Jonathan Haskel, Ron Jarmin, Jim Spletzer, and CRIW Conference attendees for helpful comments on an earlier draft. Any opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Census Bureau or National Bureau of Economic Research. All results have been reviewed to ensure that no confidential information is disclosed.