Intercountry comparison of productivity and technical change in the Nordic cement industry

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"An Intercountry Comparison of Productivity and Technical Change in the Nordic Cement Industry," ETLA B, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, num May. Handle: RePEc:rif:bbooks as. An intercountry comparison of productivity and technical change in the Nordic cement industry. By Department of Economics) Finn R.

(Oslo University Forsund, Department of Economics and IIM) Lennart (Gothenburg University Hjalmarsson, Jussi (Research Institute of Finnish Economy). This chapter discusses an intercountry comparison of cement production based on the short-run production function concept.

The concept rests on the assumption of vintage structure within an industry that is, characterized by fixed production coefficients with respect to current inputs and presence of fixed factors in the form of by: 2. No 44 An Intercountry Comparison of Productivity and Technical Change in the Nordic Cement Industry Finn Førsund, Lennart Hjalmarsson, Jussi Karko and Øyvind Eitrheim No 38 Multifactor Productivity Change in Finnish and Swedish Industries, to Geoffrey Wyatt.

Journal of Productivity Analysis 21(1),Coauthor: Lennart Hjalmarsson Books: An intercountry comparison of productivity and technical change in the Nordic cement industry," Helsinki: ETLA Report B44, Co-authors: Lennart Hjalmarsson, Øyvind Eitrheim, Jussi.

Eitrheim and Timo Summa, An Intercountry Comparison of ProductivityandTechnical Change in the Nordic Cement Industry, ETLA, Helsinkip. Address: ETLA, Lbnnrotinkatu 4 B, Helsi Finland. "An Intercountry Comparison of Productivity and Technical Change in the Nordic Cement Industry," ETLA B, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, num May.

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