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Contents Acknowledgments REPORT 1 Introduction, Findings, and Recommendations 2 Uses, Misuses, and Limitations of Productivity Statistics 3 Basic Productivity Concepts: Meaning and Measurement 4 Government Measures of Productivity: Concepts, Methods, and Sources The Measurement of Output The Measurement of Inputs Analyzing the Sources of Growth Measures of Productivity for Companies International Comparisons of Productivity Supplementary Statement Markley Roberts References PAPERS Measurement Error in Productivity Statistics Paul Holland and Benjamin King v . . V11 19 35 50 88 122 146 166 181 206 211 221
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V1 Contents Revisions in BES Output per Hour Sharon De Sha Measuring Outputs in Hospitals ~ Richard Scott Welfare Dimensions of Productivity Measurement Milton Moss A Note on the Form of the Production Function and Productivity 309 G. S. Maddala Accounting for Intermediate Input: The Link Between Sectoral and Aggregate Measures of Productivity Growth Frank M. Gollop Evaluation of Work-Force Composition Adjustment Kent Kunze Comparison of Industry Output Measures in Manufacturing Joel Popkin Data Adequacy for Productivity Analysis: A Case Study of the Primary Paper Industry John G. Myers and Leonard Nakamura Productivity Measurement in the Men's and Boys' Clothing Industry Leon Greenberg 239 255 276 Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff 318 334 363 391 423 445