This report, the first to use comprehensive statistical data from 2002, compares productivity levels and growth rates of national economies. It explains why Europe continues to lag behind the U.S. in per capita income, a key measure of economic health and prosperity, despite very comparable levels of productivity.
- Cyclical Slowdown Inhibits Productivity Growth
- Sources of U.S. Income Advantage
- Advances in Productivity Rankings Prove Difficult
- Beyond the OECD: Building a Worldwide Picture of Productivity
Features more than 10 tables and charts.