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Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Microeconomics 1993:2

Martin Neil Baily, Clifford Winston
Release Date: December 1, 1993

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Contents Include:

Articles

Productivity Levels in Germany, Japan, and the United States: Differences and Causes, Bart Van Ark and Dirk Pilat

Competition, Regulation, and Efficiency in Service Industries, Martin Neil Baily

International Trade and American Wages in the 1980s: Giant Sucking Sound or Small Hiccup?, Robert Z. Lawrence and Matthew J. Slaughter

Fat: The Displacement of Nonproduction Workers from U.S. Manufacturing Industries, Richard E. Caves and Matthew B. Krepps

Industrial Research During the 1980s: Did the Rate of Return Fall?, Bronwyn H. Hall

Implementing a National Technology Strategy with Self-Organizing Investment Boards, Paul M. Romer

Martin Neil Baily is the director of the Business Initiative at Brookings. He was chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers from 1999 to 2001. He is the author of Transforming the European Economy (Institute for International Economics, 2004). Peter C. Reiss is a professor of economics at Stanford University and directs the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, also at Stanford. Clifford Winston is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. Among his previous books are Deregulation of Network Industries: What's Next? coedited with Sam Peltzman (AEI-Brookings, 2000), and Alternate Route: Toward Efficient Urban Transportation, cowritten with Chad Shirley (Brookings, 1998).