03 janvier 2017

Mobile researchers have higher productivity – Study

By Jan Petter Myklebust. A study of researcher mobility at 28 Swedish higher education institutions provides new and detailed data on how researchers move between institutions, nationally and internationally and confirms the positive impact of mobility on publication quality. Read more...

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08 décembre 2016

Unleashing private sector productivity in the United States

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . With the global economy mired in low- growth and no signs of strong acceleration, a lot of attention has been paid to the meagre pace of productivity growth in OECD countries. In the United States, the most watched indicator of productivity (nonfarm business productivity growth) decelerated about ¾ percentage point from 2009 to 2014 relative to the preceding 5-year period. More...

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25 novembre 2016

Can Your Productivity Be Measured?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Can Your Productivity Be Measured?

Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed, 2016/10/25

I think we all knew this, but in this review of Yves Gingras's Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation: Uses and Abuses we read of a detailed examination of the topic. More...

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16 juillet 2016

A la recherche de la productivité perdue

Emploi Parlons Net, le webzine de l'emploi & du travail (Retour à l'accueil)L’OCDE a de plus en plus de difficultés à comprendre la faible croissance et l’écroulement de la productivité. Elle enjoint donc les gouvernements de mettre en place des politiques de l’emploi « inclusives » et non plus excluantes. Voir l'article...

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13 juillet 2016

Leveraging R&D and innovation policies to foster productivity in Czech Republic

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Productivity catch-up along with deeper integration into the global economy played a central role in the convergence of the Czech incomes toward OECD countries before the 2008 financial crisis. However, since then the convergence process has stalled. More...

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Tackling the productivity paradox: The OECD Global Forum on Productivity

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . The nexus of slowing productivity growth and rising inequality is capturing the attention of policymakers and researchers.  The productivity slowdown, its causes, and the link with inclusiveness will be discussed on 7-8 July in Lisbon at the first Annual Conference of the new Global Forum on Productivity, which was created by the OECD in collaboration with a number of Member and non-Member countries. More...

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Germany’s economic performance is strong but productivity and investment need a boost

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . The German economy has steadily recovered from the 2008 global crisis. Thanks to past reforms, the labour market has proved strong and export performance has been impressive. The unemployment rate is now the lowest in the European Union. More...

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Tackling the productivity paradox: The OECD Global Forum on Productivity

By Catherine L. Mann. The nexus of slowing productivity growth and rising inequality is capturing the attention of policymakers and researchers.  The productivity slowdown, its causes, and the link with inclusiveness will be discussed on 7-8 July in Lisbon at the first Annual Conference of the new Global Forum on Productivity, which was created by the OECD in collaboration with a number of Member and non-Member countries. More...

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15 juin 2016

What is blocking business investment and productivity growth?

By Adrian Blundell-Wignall. More than seven years after the global financial crisis reached its trough the world economy is still sputtering. Banking systems in advanced economies have been strengthened and recapitalised, regulatory reforms of financial systems are well into their implementation stage and monetary policy remains highly supportive. More...

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Productivity, productivity, wherefore art thou? (Romeo and Juliet: Act 2, Scene 2)

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Four hundred years after the death of Shakespeare there remain many misconceptions on what he wrote. Perhaps the most common concerns the adulterated quote above, which is actually a reference to why Romeo was a Montague rather than where Romeo was. In the same spirit of confusion, recent years have seen considerable debate about the causes of the productivity slowdown seen across OECD countries. More...

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