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Productivity, prices and distribution in selected British industries.

L. Rostas

Productivity, prices and distribution in selected British industries.

by L. Rostas

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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SeriesOccacional papers / National Institute of Economic and Social Research, Occacional papers
ContributionsNational Institute of Economic and Social Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination199p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13724357M

L. Rostas, Productivity, Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, Occasional Papers: 11, Cambridge University Press, Google ScholarCited by:   Labor productivity in the United States and the United Kingdom during the agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account. Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Cited by:

] BOOKS RECEIVED i6i MAXWELL, J. A.: Recent Developments in Dominion-Provincial Fiscal Relations in Canada. The N.B.E.R.I., New York. 56 pp. Labour productivity measures from the Annual Business Survey: to This article uses firm-level data from the Annual Business Survey (ABS) and the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR) to analyse productivity trends and distributions among businesses in the non-financial business economy of the UK.

  Rostas, L.: Productivity, prices and distribution in selected British industries. Cambridge (The National Institute of Economic and Cited by: 1.   One key point is that labour productivity differs considerably between and within different industries and productivity differences within industries appears to play a more prominent role than the industry structure in explaining overall spatial differences in productivity in the non-financial business economy in Great Britain, in nominal terms.


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Productivity, prices and distribution in selected British industries. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Rostás, L.

(László). Productivity, prices and distribution in selected British industries. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: L. This book offers a major reassessment of Britain's comparative productivity performance over the last years.

Whereas in the mid-nineteenth century Britain had higher productivity than the United States and Germany, by both countries had overtaken : Stephen Broadberry. per worker (Productivity, Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries, I) in America in I was about double that of Britain, and the horse-power per worker.

the volume on Productivity, Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries. To illustrate, an attempt is made to see how "efficiency," measured by physical output per worker, gross and net value of product per worker, and value of product minus prime costs per unit of product, is related to size of establishment.

While Rostas feels his analysis. Rostas, L. () Productivity, Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries Cambridge University Press. Google Scholar Salter, W. () Productivity and Technical Progess Cambridge University by: The British Pacific Islands Aids to Embryology Productivity Prices And Distribution In selected British Industries Complete essays of Schopenhauer seven books in one volume شرح الاربعين النووية فى الاحاديث الصحيحة النبوية.

Output Considerations in Retail Productivity. Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries. Article. Jun Article. Jan ; Roger R. Betancourt 'This book. Productivity and cost measures are published in this release for the first time for three industries: accounting and bookkeeping services (NAICS ), other accounting services (NAICS ), and gambling industries (NAICS ).

Productivity rose in each of these three industries in   This article proposes a reinterpretation of the failure of interwar British productivity levels to match those of the United States. We argue that key elements in poor British productivity performance included inadequate human capital, a bargaining environment that allowed workers to maintain restrictive practices, and collusive agreements that limited the.

Chart 2. Percent change in productivity, output, and hours in selected service-providing industries, Unit labor costs fell in nine industries in (See chart 3.) All unit labor cost declines occurred in industries where productivity rose. Conversely, each of the industries where productivity fell also recorded an increase in unit labor.

2 L. Rostas, Productivity, Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, C.U.P., 3 Ibid., especially pp. 26 and Rostas gives no statistical measure of the dispersion.

" Too great " is a qualitative judgment apparently based on visual inspection of the charts showing the. Among those with increasing productivity, output grew in 15 industries and hours worked grew in 7 industries.

• Productivity gains of at least percent occurred in 4 industries: natural gas distribution ( percent), drycleaning and laundry services ( percent), wireless telecommunications carriers ( percent), and travel. Relative British and American Income Levels during the First Industrial Revolution and Distribution in Selected British Industries.

of wages in relation to prices, productivity. PostasL. Productivity, Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries. Cambridge Rothermzre H. My Fight to Rearm Britain. London Rothermere H. Warnings and Prediction.

London Rothstein A. A History of the USSR. London Rowe J. Wages'in the Coal Industry. London 37. Трухановский Productivity measures for selected industries and government services () [Unknown] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries.

It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The digital images were cleaned and prepared. Abstract. For many years now the have been regarded as a period of stagnation as far as the British economy is concerned. Contemporaries were in no doubt that these were bad years.

Their anxious desire to return to normality or to what they considered to be the belle époque of the Edwardian era was an indication of the distress of the times. This impression is no doubt Cited by:   A system of national book-keeping, illustrated by the experience of the Netherlands economy Rostas, L.

Productivity, prices and distribution in selected British industries. Deane, P. The Measurement of Colonial National Incomes. Rostas, L. Comparative Productivity in British and American Industry.

Luttrell, W. Throughout the period one million men or more were out of work, while even in the best years the volume of exports was no more than 80 per cent of the level.

Furthermore, a number of basic industries, such as cotton, coal and shipbuilding, were seriously depressed or in by: 9. Farming would still be collectively one of the great industries of the US. It is sometimes claimed that vast improvements in agricultural productivity may be measured by the number of people employed, and in Agriculture, this has fallen remarkably - ergo - the productivity of the remaining workers has improved.

4ealing with such productivity improvement programmes as action learning, quality circles, inter-firm comparisons and business clinics, this book also offers information on the most important areas in which productivity can be improved and on techniques field-tested in 4/5(6).

Productivity, Prices and Distribution in Selected British Industries. By L. RosTAs. (Cambridge University Press (National Institute of Economic and Social Research, Occasional Paper No. XI), Pp. xiii + 16s.) THs volume presents the results of what the author describes as " an exploratory investigation into variations of prices, costs.This pioneering study examines the economic development of the British paper industry between and - an era in which it is often claimed that the origins of Britain's relative economic decline are first witnessed.

For paper-making, this was also a period in which an array of important new forces, including inter alia the development of new raw materials and the. The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban.