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13 - A half century of Trans-Pacific competition: price level indices and productivity gaps for Japanese and US industries, 1955–2012

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  07 January 2017

Dale W. Jorgenson
Affiliation:
Harvard University, Massachusetts
Kyoji Fukao
Affiliation:
Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo
Marcel P. Timmer
Affiliation:
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
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The World Economy
Growth or Stagnation?
, pp. 469 - 507
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2016

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