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Total factor productivity growth in Korean industry and its relationship with export growth

Sang-yirl Nam

Total factor productivity growth in Korean industry and its relationship with export growth

by Sang-yirl Nam

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Published by Korea Institute for International Economic Policy in Seoul .
Written in English


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StatementSang-yirl Nam.
SeriesKIEP working paper -- 99-34
ContributionsKorea Institute for International Economic Policy.
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Open LibraryOL18355547M
ISBN 108932240779
OCLC/WorldCa43511314

TOTAL FACTOR PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH IN SINGAPORE: METHODOLOGY AND TRENDS Introduction 1. This paper presents the methodology used to estimate multi-factor productivity or total factor productivity (TFP) growth in Singapore. It also examines the trend of TFP growth . ADVERTISEMENTS: The neoclassical growth theory was developed in the late s and s of the twentieth century as a result of intensive research in the field of growth economics. The American economist Robert Solow, who won a Noble Prize in Economics and the British economist, J. E. Meade are the two well known contributors to [ ].

We present total factor productivity growth (TFPG) calculations for Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, using a consistent methodology and data sets. We reassess the productivity growth experience of Korea and Taiwan, as compared to Japan and to previous work on Latin American countries. We conclude that Korea and Taiwan's experience is not explained simply by factor accumulation, as has . China annual total factor productivity growth Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis When total factor productivity growth slows, a country can only grow by increasing its supply of labor and.

  Kim, S., & Han, G. (). A decomposition of total factor productivity growth in Korean manufacturing industries: A stochastic frontier approach. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 16(3), – doi: /A MathSciNet CrossRef Google Scholar. Multifactor productivity, also known as total factor productivity, relates the change in an industry’s real output to changes in the combined inputs used in producing that output. Multifactor productivity in the manufacturing sector grew by an average of percent per year from to


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Total factor productivity growth in Korean industry and its relationship with export growth. Seoul, Korea: Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sang-yirl Nam; Taeoe Kyŏngje Chŏngch'aek Yŏn'guwŏn (Korea). Total factor productivity of Korean manufacturing industries: Comparison of competing models with firm-level data Technical change is the main contributor to TFP growth in the Korean manufacturing industry.

In order to examine this relationship, the growth rates of total compensation of each firm are calculated and labeled as by: 9. In economics, total-factor productivity (TFP), also called multi-factor productivity, is usually measured as the ratio of aggregate output (e.g., GDP) to aggregate inputs.

Under some simplifications about the production technology, growth in TFP becomes the portion of growth in output not explained by growth in traditionally measured inputs of labour and capital used in production. Imports, Exports, and Total Factor Productivity in Korea Abstract This study investigates the relationship between trade and economic growth in Korea during the period ~ The empirical results suggest the existence of Granger causality running from imports to total factor productivity (TFP) growth, and the absence.

This study investigates the relationship between trade and economic growth in Korea during We find Granger causality from imports to Total Factor Productivity (TFP) growth, and the. Total factor productivity (TFP) is a measure of productivity calculated by dividing economy-wide total production by the weighted average of inputs i.e.

labor and capital. It represents growth in real output which is in excess of the growth in inputs such as labor and capital. Productivity is a measure of the relationship between outputs (total product) and inputs i.e.

factors of production. productivity growth in the Korean economy since we look at the impact of both exports and imports on productivity growth. Previous studies analyzing the relationship between trade and productivity growth in Korea have defined trade as exports.

Therefore, they have focused upon the causality between Korean exports and growth, and largely ignored. Yong Tan, in Performance, Risk and Competition in the Chinese Banking Industry, Theory of bank productivity. The concept of total factor productivity was first developed by Tinbergen () and Stigler () and a reference framework for the main empirical approaches to total factor productivity was created by Solow ().This framework argues that total factor productivity is a.

Decomposing Total Factor Productivity Growth in Manufacturing and Services NEIL FOSTER-MCGREGOR AND BART VERSPAGEN∗ Using the World Input–Output Database, this paper calculates total factor productivity (TFP) growth for a sample of 40 economies during the period – to show that TFP growth in Asian economies has been relatively strong.

The Solow residual is a number describing empirical productivity growth in an economy from year to year and decade to decade. Robert Solow, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences-winning economist, defined rising productivity as rising output with constant capital and labor input.

It is a "residual" because it is the part of growth that is not accounted for by measures of capital. As China’s economic growth soared, so did its share of South Korea’s total exports, which doubled, from 12% to 24%, in the period from to But China’s economy has recently begun to slow, and its growth trajectory is expected to be much less steep in the coming years than it was over the last three decades.

The factors that generated growth in South Korea for 25 years actually impeded the country's ability to recover from its financial crisis. Deregulating services, lowering import and foreign direct investment barriers, and improving corporate governance could bring the economy back.

sector. We shall test whether changes in export variety, for Taiwan relative to Korea, are correlated with the growth in total factor productivity (TFP) in each sector, again measured in Taiwan relative to Korea. It seems to us that this is the most direct test of endogenous growth, and it is worth asking why it has not been implemented before.

This paper applies a stochastic frontier production model to Korean manufacturing industries, to decompose the sources of total factor productivity (TFP) growth into technical progress, changes in technical efficiency, changes in allocative efficiency, and scale effects.

Empirical results based on data from – show that productivity growth was driven mainly by technical progress, that. From the growth-theory literature point of view, export expansion is the key factor promoting economic growth.

There are various explanations that have been put forward to relate these two variables to each other. First, the growth of exports has a stimulating effect on total factor productivity growth through its positive impact on higher rates of.

growth of inputs to production, such as the number of hours worked or the amount of capital used. The unexplained (or residual) portion, which presumably reflects advances in production technologies and processes, is conventionally attributed to all of the production factors together and is referred to as total factor productivity (TFP) growth.

Some find evidence of a clear improvement of total factor productivity since market-oriented reforms began inestimating that the increase in TFP contributed about 40% to GDP growth, roughly. Export-Total Factor Productivity Growth Nexus in E ast Asian Economies Introduction Empirical investigation of the causal link between exports and growth is an important theme in.

unprecedented growth of these countries has been factor-driven or productivity-driven. In this backdrop, the present study has tested the predictability of TFP for economic growth in four EACs (Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia and Thailand) using the fixed effects regression model and the pooled regression model over the period ()).

While the role of government is potentially an important factor in growth performance, the relationship between these two variables remains ambiguous. The size of the public sector can both foster and hinder productivity growth (Ranis, ).

Provision of basic public goods and 4 As to be discussed in the following section, there is a. Downloadable (with restrictions)! In this study, parametric and non-parametric methods are employed to measure the total factor productivity (TFP) growth in the Korean manufacturing industry from to The analysis period contains both periods before and after the Asian financial crisis.

The TFP growth rate is decomposed into different components. In the same vein, investments in physical infrastructure creates a better business environment and improves transport efficiency, which facilitates export growth (Portugal-Perez and Wilson, ).Yeo et al.

found that quality of port service, logistics costs, regional connectivity, hinterland condition and port accessibility, contributes significantly to a port’s competitiveness.level and growth are a function of a country’s resource endowment and the productivity of factors of production, or total factor productivity (TFP).

This has been the dominant para-digm in most explanations of East Asia’s phenomenal growth (see World Development for a critique) and in the discussion about the sources of growth.