Computers and Productivity: How Firms Make a General Purpose Technology Work ZEW Economic Studies 33 2006th Edition by Thomas Hempell Author. Jan 17, 2006 · Computers and Productivity: How Firms Make a General Purpose Technology Work ZEW Economic Studies Book 33 - Kindle edition by Hempell, Thomas. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Computers and Productivity: How Firms Make a General Purpose Technology Work ZEW Economic Studies. Hempell, Thomas 2006, Computers and Productivity - How Firms Make a General Purpose Technology Work, Economic Studies, Vol. 33, physica, Heidelberg. Category ZEW Economic Studies. Computers and productivity: how firms make a general purpose technology work. [Thomas Hempell; Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung.] -- Information and communication technologies ICTs create potentials for considerable productivity gains and for higher economic growth. Get this from a library! Computers and productivity: how firms make a general purpose technology work. [Thomas Hempell; Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung.].
Highlighting the importance of innovations, firm-sponsored training, and recruitment of high-skilled workers, this monograph analyses why and to what extent firms differ in their capabilities to make ICT work productively. The work also comprises a detailed discussion of economic theory concerning ICT use and complementary firm strategies. Thomas Hempell Information and communication technologies ICTs create potentials for considerable productivity gains and for higher economic growth.. Hempell, Thomas 2006, Computers and Productivity - How Firms Make a General Purpose Technology Work, Economic Studies, LLL:citation.label.volume 33, physica, Heidelberg. Discussion and Working Papers. The contribution by Thomas Hempell was written as part of the research project "Productivity and Spillover Effects from ICT as a General Purpose Technology" commissioned by the Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg foundation. §CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, Project group ICT & Productivity, e-mail gvl@. Firms Make a General Pu rpose Technology Work",. Computers and Productivity: How Firms Make a General Purpose Technology Work. Thomas Hempell; Information and.
Productivity: Firm-Level Evidence”. All remaining errors are our own. Positive productivity eﬀects of ICT as a general purpose technology are well-documented at the ﬁrm level and the individual level e.g. Bertschek,2012; Draca. new technology, work organisation and ﬁrm performance. ZEW economic studies. Physica-Verlag. Computers and Productivity: How Firms Make a General Purpose Technology Work. Thomas Hempell. Physica-Verlag c2006 ZEW economic studies. Sep 11, 2011 · Hempell T. 2006 Computers and productivity, how firms make a general purpose technology work. ZEW Economic Studies, Physica, Heidelberg Google Scholar. Heywood J.S., Jirjahn U., Tsertsvardze G. 2010 Hiring older workers and employing older workers: German evidence. Computers and productivity: how firms make a general purpose technology work Direct democracy and local public finances under cooperative federalism Discussion paper Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung. Jun 01, 2020 · Therefore, we measure the firms’ general ICT intensity in terms of the share of employees who work predominantly with a computer % emp. working with PC. This measure is a common proxy for general purpose ICT and has been widely used in the ICT productivity literature e.g. Bloom, Sadun, Van Reenen, 2012, Bresnahan, Brynjolfsson, Hitt, 2002.
Technology Use, Organizational Flexibility and Innovation: Evidence for Germany Thomas Hempell and Thomas Zwick March 2005 Abstract This paper investigates to what extent the usage of information and communication technology ICT fosters innovation activities by facilitating more flexible organizational structures in firms. Jan 01, 2013 · Hempell, Thomas. 2006. Computers and productivity. How firms make a general purpose technology work. ZEW Economic Studies, 33, Physica-Verlag. Google Scholar. Downloadable! The paper provides empirical evidence for the question whether firms' ITenabled labour productivity is affected by the age structure of the workforce. We apply a production function approach with heterogenous labour to firmlevel data from German manufacturing and services industries. We find that workers older than 49 are not significantly less productive than prime age workers.
Hempell, Computers and Productivity, 2005, Buch, 978-3-7908-1647-1. Bücher schnell und portofrei. Abstract. This article reviews the evidence on how technology will affect labour markets in advanced democracies over the next 10–15 years. In addition to assessing evidence on the impact of technology on the aggregate number of jobs, we take a wider view to consider how the ‘Digital Revolution’ will affect the quality and composition of jobs, how and where we work, and whether labour is.
Downloadable! The paper provides empirical evidence for the question whether firms’ ITenabled labour productivity is affected by the age structure of the workforce. We apply a production function approach with heterogenous labour to firmlevel data from German manufacturing and services industries. We find that workers older than 49 are not significantly less productive than prime age workers. Mar 01, 2017 · The economic significance of productivity is well established, and productivity as such is an indivisible part of economic theory. Productivity not only determines wealth and economic growth as well as being an indicator of competitiveness but also creates foundations for management decisions not only at the firm level but also at the national. The Internet as a General-Purpose Technology: Firm-Level Evidence from around the World No.7192. Evidence from Serbian Firms ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper. No. 13-047. Review of Economic Studies and Research 68,120 firms made up of 38,719 manufacturing and 29,401 services firms Opoku. E-Mail: hempell@ § This paper was written as part of the research project “Productivity and Spillover Eﬀects from ICT as a General Purpose Technology” commissioned by the Landesstiftung Baden–Wurt¨ temberg foundation. I would like to thank Irene Bertschek, Werner Smolny, Alexandra Spitz, and Thomas.
Second, the study of complementarity in the context of the production function implies that we analyze the effects of different strategies on the best level of efficiency that is potentially attainable by the firm with a given production technology. However, the productivity effects of a new cluster of co-inventions take a long time to materialize. From a social point of view, education plays an important role in determining the level and the distribution of income, in productivity and in economic growth of firms and institutions in general. Firms and institutions benefit from having more educated employees at their disposal through two main channels: 1 through the positive effect of.
Hempell, Thomas, Computers and Prductivity:o How Firms Make a General Purpose chnoloeTgy Work, Center for European Economic Research ZEW, 2006. Hobijn, Bart and Boyan Joanovvic, The Information-Technology Revolution and the. for analysis, but when a firm is primarily a technology firm e.g., biotechnology firms it is possible to measure the market impact. Two examples of this kind of work are Austin 1993 and Darby et al. 2004. Using patents to secure financing. Two recent reviews summarizing the current literature on IT and productivity conclude that there is an impact, although there is much variation among studies in the estimated magnitudes of that effect Dedrick, J., Gurbaxani, V., and K. Kraemer, 2003, “Information Technology and Economic Performance: A Critical Review of the Empirical. This paper provides a comparative analysis of the impacts of information and communication technology ICT on firm labour productivity among firms in Manufacturing and Services, as well as among firms in different service industries. For this purpose I use a rich employer–employee panel data set of Norwegian firms covering the period 2002. Economics / ɛ k ə ˈ n ɒ m ɪ k s, iː k ə-/ is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics focuses on the behaviour and interactions of economic agents and how economies work. Microeconomics analyzes basic elements in the economy, including individual agents and markets, their interactions, and the outcomes of interactions.
In particular, when those trading partners with the most power over the firm have incorporated the new technology, they will be in a position to use different strategies, such as recommend, make promises, or even threaten the firm Iacovou et al., 1995 to force it to adopt the technology: recommendations, such as making the firm realise it can. 1 INTRODUCTION. Information and communication technology ICT enables business enterprises to grow and develop rapidly. The companies that use ICT have reported a positive performance and other benefits by utilizing ICT in their businesses more than those that are not employing ICT Ashrafi & Murtaza, 2008; Qiang, Clarke, & Halewood, 2006.Similarly, ICT plays a significant role in the. prosperity.13 Given the outsize role of domestic economic policy in growth and productivity, this type of competition is more akin to bodybuilding than a soccer game the latter being more like competing to dominate an export market or a street fight with few rules using economic tools to undermine another country’s economy.
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The Role of Computer Technology in the Growth of Productivity. A Framework for Empirical Work.” Review of Economic Studies 62:53–82. European Semiconductor Industry Association. 2005. The European Semiconductor Industry 2005 Competitiveness. Helpman, Elhanan. 1998. “General Purpose Technologies and Economic Growth: Introduction.”. Open Access to Research Assignments, Academic Projects, Student Publications and academic work in the areas of Business, Arts, Psychology, Science, Engineering, Social and Human Studies, Finance, Chemistry, Politics and more from Atlantic international University Students. Distance learning degree programs for adult learners at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral level. "The Structure of Firm R&D and the Factor Intensity of Production “; NBER Working Papers 6099, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.; also Working Papers 97-15, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau. The firm’s organisational structure and the way its groups learn to work together can then affect the way the firm can -- and cannot -- design new products. Managerial decisions that make sense for companies outside a value network make little sense for those within it, and vice versa.
1. Introduction. During the last two decades, opponents of globalization have directed harsh protests against offshoring and foreign activities of multinational enterprises MNEs, arguing that they produce severe deterioration in the economic fortunes of domestic employees and calling for policies that would make it more costly for firms to internationalize their operations. Sales, employment, productivity and profitability are usually considered with this purpose. The work by Klette et al. 2000 extensively surveys the studies on the productivity impacts of public.
Jul 29, 2014 · Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to unexplore the area of information and communication technology ICT use in organizations related to the assumed productivity gains by the use of ICTs. On the one hand, the paper focus on the losses of labor time that are caused by malfunctioning hardware or non-functional software, and on the other hand, the paper focus on the. technology’s economic function, is e ectively a declaration that the competitor can now enter the rm’s niche. Additional citations might still convey information about improvements in the competitor’s capabilities within the niche, but this is almost surely a second-order consid-eration. ASSA will not provide computers. Location of Sessions for 2016 in San Francisco, California The beginning and ending times of sessions is shown below, with the exception being on the last day of the meeting when the last time slot will run from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 8:00 am - 10:00 am 10:15 am - 12:15 pm 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm.
Firm Productivity Growth Firm Dynamics and Productivity Growth Firm Dynamics and Job Flows Policy Drivers of Firm Productivity Growth Conclusions 4. If these markets work well, they give firms. This review surveys recent research on the economics of patents. The topics covered include theoretical and empirical evidence on patents as incentives for innovation, the effectiveness of patents for invention disclosure, patent valuation, and the design of patent systems. We also look at some current policy areas, including software and business method patents, university patenting, and the. When applied to OTAQ's economic analyses, this means that the cost of applying emission control technology decreases as the production volume of compliant engines and equipment increases. The application of the learning effect to organizations has been studied by academia and industry for more than 60 years, and is well-known and well-accepted.
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