Skill and Australia's Productivity Surge

Productivity Commission Working Paper No. 1716

90 Pages Posted: 17 Mar 2003

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Paula Barnes

Productivity Commission

Sharon Kennard

Productivity Commission

Date Written: October 4, 2002

Abstract

Skill and Australia's Productivity Surge examines the changing demand for skills and the effect of increased skill on productivity growth. It finds that Australia's productivity surge post 1993-94 was mainly due to factors other than the increase in the skill of the workforce.

Keywords: Skill, productivity, labour, MFP, employment

JEL Classification: D, J

Suggested Citation

Barnes, Paula and Kennard, Sharon, Skill and Australia's Productivity Surge (October 4, 2002). Productivity Commission Working Paper No. 1716, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=339760 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.339760

Paula Barnes (Contact Author)

Productivity Commission ( email )

Level 28, 35 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Australia

Sharon Kennard

Productivity Commission ( email )

Level 28, 35 Collins Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Australia

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