Schedule, Presentations, Papers

Conference Schedule:

Monday, June 4, 2018

8:00-9:00 AM: Conference Registration and Breakfast:

Location: 5th Floor, Taubman Building, 15 Eliot Street

9:00-10:30 AM: Plenary Session 1: Digital Economy -- Paul Schreyer, Chair

Location: NYE BC

Paul Schreyer

Measuring Consumer Inflation in a Digital Economy [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Marshall Reinsdorf and Paul Schreyer

Jennifer Ribarsky

Measuring GDP in a Digitalised Economy - Proposal for a Satellite Account [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Nadim Ahmad and Jennifer Ribarsky

Robert Inklaar

Slowing Productivity Growth in Europe: An Overview of the Issues [Presentation] [Related Paper]

John Fernald and Robert Inklaar

Janna Remes

Solving the Productivity Puzzle: The Role of Demand and Digital [Presentation, pdf] [Related Paper]

Janna Remes, Jan Mischke, and Mekala Krisnan,

10:45 AM -12:15 PM: US KLEMS: Erich Strassner (PL01)

Location: NYE BC

Michael Giandrea

 

Updated Capital Asset Service Lives [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Michael Giandrea, Susan Power, Peter Meyer, Steve Rosenthal, Randy Kinoshita, Matthew Russell, and Brian Chansky

Jon Samuels

Progress on Measuring the Industry Origins of the Japan-US Productivity Gap [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Dale Jorgenson, Koji Nomura, and Jon Samuels

Thomas Howells and Matthew Russell

The Current Productivity Slowdown in Historical Context: Backcasting the BEA/BLS Integrated Industry-Level Production Account and the Sources of U.S. Economic Growth between 1987 and 2016 [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Tom Howells, Matthew Russell, and Jon Samuels

Mun Ho

U.S. Labor Force Participation, Growth, and Productivity in the Last Four Recoveries [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Dale Jorgenson, Mun Ho, and Jon Samuels

10:45 AM -12:15 PM: Historical Growth: Bart van Ark (PL02)

Location: NYE A

Gilbert Cette

Productivity Growth and Financial Constraints [Presentation]

Gilbert Cette

Abdul Azeez Erumban

Productivity and Income Growth: Applications of the Total Economy Database [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Abdul Azeez Erumban

Pieter Woltjer

Capital and Global Productivity Comparisons [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Robert Inklaar, Pieter Woltjer, and Daniel Gallardo Albarran

Robert Inklaar

Productivity and Income Differences in the 20th Century [Presentation]

Robert Inklaar

 

 

12:15-1:15 PM: Lunch

Location: 5th Floor, Taubman

 

1:15-2:45 PM: Asia KLEMS 1: Kyoji Fukao (PL03)

Location: NYE A

Joji Tokui

Japan’s Prefectural-Level KLEMS: Productivity Comparisons and Service Price Differences [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Joji Tokui and Takeshi Mizuta

Tsutomu Miyagawa

On the Decline in R&D Efficiency-Empirical Studies Using JIP and EUKLEMS Data [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Tsutomu Miyagawa and Takayuki Ishikawa

Kyoji Fukao

Quantifying and Accounting for Differences in Quality in Service Sectors: A Bilateral Price Comparison between United States and Japan [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Naohito Abe, Kyoji Fukao, Kenta Ikeuchi and D.S. Prasada Rao

Hak Kil Pyo

An International Comparison of Rates of Return and the Estimation of Initial-period Capital Stocks: EU KLEMS and World KLEMS Dataset (1970-2014) [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Hak Kil Pyo and Han Sol Kim

 

 

1:15-2:45 PM: ICT Prices: Carol Corrado (PL04)

Location: NYE BC

Ana Aizcorbe

BEA Price Index Initiative: Plans and Challenges [Presentation]

Ana Aizcorbe

Carol Corrado

Accounting for Innovation in Consumer Digital Services: Implications for Economic Growth and Consumer Welfare [Presentation] [Related Paper]

David Byrne and Carol Corrado

Dan Sichel

The Rise of Cloud Computing: Minding your P’s, Q’s,( and K’s) [Presentation]

Dan Sichel, Carol Corrado, and David Byrne

David Wasshausen

Improved Measures of ICT in the U.S. National Accounts [Presentation]

David Wasshausen

3:00-4:30 PM: EU KLEMS: Matilde Mas (PL05)

Location: NYE A

Gang Liu

The Norwegian KLEMS database [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Gang Liu

Nicholas Oulton

The UK (and Western) Productivity Puzzle: Does Arthur Lewis Hold the Key? [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Nicholas Oulton

Abdul Erumban

Productivity and Income Growth: Applications of the Total Economy Database [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Abdul Erumban and Klaas de Vries

Ilya Voskoboynikov

Intermediate Inputs, Human Capital, Intangible Assets, and Economic Growth in Russia [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Ilya Voskoboynikov, Eduard Baranov, Vladimir Bessonov, Dimitri Piontkovski, Elena Staritstyna, and Azamat Ulbashev

3:00-4:30 PM: Global Value Chains: Marcel Timmer (PL06)

Location: NYE BC

Eva Benages

Employment and Occupations in Manufacturing Global Value Chains (GVCs): An Analysis of European Countries [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Marta Solaz, Francisco Perez, and Eva Benages

Cecilia Jona-Lasinio

Global Value Chains and Productivity Growth in Advanced Economies: Does Intangible Capital Matter? [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Cecilia Jona-Lasinio and V. Meliciani

Marcel P. Timmer

Biased Technical Change Through the Lens of Global Value Chains [Presentation]

Laurie A. M. Reijners, Marcel P. Timmer, and Sianjia Ye

5:00-8:00 PM: Dinner

Location: Wexner Commons

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

8:00-9:00

Allison Dining Room

Breakfast

Plenary Session 2: Human Capital -- Barbara Fraumeni, Chair (P2)

9:00-10:30

Nye BC

Quentin Wodon

The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018 [Presentations]

Quentin Wodon

Quentin Wodon

Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings

Hoa Nguyen and Quentin Wodon

Gang Liu

Methodology for Measurement of Human Capital at World Bank [Presentation]

Gang Liu

Haizheng Li

Human Capital Measures and Its Effect on Economic Convergence in China [Presentation]

Haizheng Li

 

LA KLEMS: Andre Hofman (PL07)

 

10:45-12:30

Nye A

Andre Hofman

LAKLEMS Latest Developments in KLEMS Latin America [Presentation]

Andre Hofman

Andre Hofman

What Happens with Total Factor Productivity in Latin America? [Presentation]

Andre Hofman, Giannina Lopez, and Claudio Aravena

Ariel Coremberg

An Integrated and Expanded Account for the New Digital Economy [Presentation]

Ariel Coremberg

Eva Benages

Knowledge-Based Activities in Four Latin America Countries [Presentation]

Matilde Mas, Andre Hofman, and Eva Benages

Francisco Guillén

Mixed Income in the Total Factor Productivity KLEMS Model [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Francisco Guillén and Fernando Pineda

 

ASIA KLEMS II: Harry Wu (PL08)

 

10:45-12:30

Allison Dining Room

Mun S. Ho

Industry Productivity Growth in China and Prospects for Growth [Presentation]

Cao Jing, Mun S. Ho, Xianchun Xu, Hang Yu

Zhan Li

Accounting for China’s Productivity Performance Across Regions in an Industry Origin Framework [Presentation]

Zhan Li

Chi-Yuan Liang

An International Comparison on TFP Changes in ICT Industry among China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the United States [Presentation]

Chi-Yuan Liang and Ruei-he Jiang

David Liang

Accounting for the Role of ICT in China's Productivity Growth [Presentation]

David Liang and Harry X. Wu

Huimin Zhu

The Impact of China's Factor Cost Distortion on the Global Trade [Presentation]

Huimin Zhu

 

ASIA KLEMS III: K.L. Krishna (PL09)

 

10:45-12:30

Nye BC

K. L. Krishna, Deb Kusum Das

Growth and Productivity in 21st Century India [Presentation]

K. L. Krishna, Deb Kusum Das, and Pilu Chandra Das

Suresh Chand Aggarwal

Intensity and Use of Energy in Indian Industries and the Contribution of Energy to Growth [Presentation]

Bishwanath Goldar, Pilu Chandra Das, Suresh Chand Aggarwal, and Abdul Azeez Erumban

Abdul Azeez Erumban

Making of Digital India [Presentation]

Abdul Azeez Erumban and Deb Kusum Das

Abid Aman Burki

Structural Change in Pakistan’s Economy [Presentation]

Abid Aman Burki, Syed Muhammad Hussain, and Mushtaq Ahmad Khan

Thai Nguyen

Experimental KLEMS Estimates, Australia, 1995/96 – 2015/16 [Presentation]

Thai Nguyen

12:30-1:30

Allison Dining Room

Lunch

GVC Accounting: Steve Landefeld (PL10)

 

1:30-3:00

Nye A

Steve Landefeld

Global Value Chains: Analytical and Policy Framework [Presentation]

Steve Landefeld

Erich Strassner

A Global Integrated Industry-level Production Account [Presentation]

Jon Samuels and Erich Strassner

Marcel Timmer

New Measures of Trade and Global Value Chains [Presentation]

Marcel Timmer

Ray Mataloni

Offshore Profit Shifting and Domestic Productivity Measurement [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Ray Mataloni, Fatih Guvenen, Dylan G. Rassier, Kim J. Ruhl

Intangibles as a Source of Economic Growth: Jonathan Haskel (PL11)

 

1:30-3:00

Nye BC

Lea Samek

Measuring Education Services as Intangible Social Infrastructure [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Carol Corrado, Mary O’Mahony, and Lea Samek

Jonathan Haskel

Private and Public Intangible Investment Spillovers, Imperfect Competition, Returns to Scale and Product and Process Innovation [Presentation]

Carol Corrado, Jonathan Haskel, Cecilia Jona-Lasinio, and Ana Rincon-Aznar

Paul Schreyer

Productivity Measurement and R&D Assets [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Paul Schreyer and Belen Zinni

Rachel Soloveichik

How E-Commerce Improves Brick and Mortar Stores: Explaining the Post-2002 Productivity Slowdown [Presentation] [Related Paper]

Rachel Soloveichik

Plenary Session 3: Productivity Data in Europe: EU KLEMS and Beyond -- Robert Inklaar, Chair (P3)

3:15-4:15

Nye BC

Robert Inklaar

Productivity Accounts and Europe’s Productivity Growth Performance [Presentation]

Robert Inklaar,

Mary O’Mahony

Productivity Data in Europe: EU KLEMS and Beyond: Measurement Challenges [Presentation]

Mary O’Mahony

Cecilia Jona-Lasinio

Productivity, Spillovers from Intangibles, and Unmeasured Investments in Artifiial Intelligence: Evidence from the EU and US [Presentation][Related Paper]

Carol Corrado, Jonathan Haskel, Cecilia Jona-Lasinio, and Masimmiliano Iommi

Marcel Timmer

World Input-Output Tables and Competitiveness [Presentation]

Marcel Timmer

 

3:15-4:30

Nye BC

Closing Remarks

 

5:00-7:00

IOP Forum

Reception