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BART VAN ARK and DIRK PILAT
Productivity Levels in Germany, Japan, and the United States: Differences and Causes
MARTIN NEIL BAILY
Competition, Regulation, and Efficiency in Service Industries
ROBERT Z. LAWRENCE and MATTHEW J. SLAUGHTER
International Trade and American Wages in the 1980s: Giant Sucking Sound or Small Hiccup?
RICHARD E. CAVES and MATTHEW B. KREPPS
Fat: The Displacement of Nonproduction Workers from U.S. Manufacturing Industries
BRONWYN H. HALL
Industrial Research During the 1980s: Did the Rate of Return Fall?
PAUL M. ROMER
Implementing a National Technology Strategy with Self-Organizing Investment Boards