Editor's Overview

Andrew Sharpe
2001 International Productivity Monitor  
This third issue of the International Productivity Monitor produced by the Centre for the Study of Living Standards contains six articles that deal with a wide range of issues in the productivity area. Topics covered are: the contribution of the information and communications technology sector to productivity growth in Canada and the United States; the Irish economic boom and lessons for other countries; productivity trends in OECD countries; international comparisons of labour productivity
more » ... ur productivity levels in manufacturing; productivity trends in the construction sector in Canada; and a review of Angus Maddison's recent book on the world economy.
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