manufacturing

Publication date: 30 Apr 2020 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Macroeconomics | External authors: Marschinski, R, Martínez-Turégano, D | JEL classification: F14, L16, L60 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 252 | Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The EU´s falling share in global manufacturing has fuelled concerns about an overall loss of EU competitiveness, in particular vis-à-vis China. We analyse the empirical evidence underlying these concerns by applying a newly developed decomposition technique to global input-output data spanning the...
Publication date: 6 Feb 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | External authors: Harris, R, Moffat, J | JEL classification: D22, D24, L6 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 247 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
This paper uses plant-level estimates of total factor productivity covering 40 years to examine what role, if any, productivity has played in the decline of output share and employment in British manufacturing. The results show that TFP growth in British manufacturing was negative between 1973 and...
Publication date: 26 Nov 2018 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Venturini, F | External authors: Igna, I.A. | Journal: Economics of Innovation and New Technology No. Forthcoming | Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
This paper investigates the effect of educational mismatch of R&D workers on firm's returns to innovation. R&D labour mismatch emerges when R&D workers have competencies different from those required by their occupation providing a contribution to innovation lower than in the case of...
Publication date: 1 Nov 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Foliano, F, Riley, R | JEL classification: F14, F16, F66, L60, R11, J23 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 242 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
The past 25 years have been characterised by a surge in international trade as economies have become increasingly inter-linked. In many advanced economies this surge has been associated with increased import competition from lowwage economies. This paper explores the effects of such competition on...