Decomposing productivity differential: evidence from foreign owned and domestic firms in Italy

Bernardini Papalia, Rosa ; Pinuccia, Calia (2008) Decomposing productivity differential: evidence from foreign owned and domestic firms in Italy. Bologna, IT: Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche "Paolo Fortunati", Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, p. 22. DOI 10.6092/unibo/amsacta/2527. In: Quaderni di Dipartimento. Serie Ricerche ISSN 1973-9346.
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Using the idea of the multidimensional generalization of the Duncans’ index (Silber 1992), the productivity per worker differential across groups of firms can be decomposed into different components attributed to differences in: sectoral productivity, investment in human and physical capital, employment and other determinants. More specifically, for decomposing group productivity differential we propose an Oaxaca’s decomposition – based approach which assumes a Reimer’s weighting scheme An application of the decomposing method aimed at evaluating productivity differences across foreign owned and domestic firms in Italy is also provided.

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Monograph (Working Paper)
Bernardini Papalia, Rosa
Pinuccia, Calia
Produttività, Proprietà straniera, Decomposizione di Oaxaca Productivity, Foreign acquisitions, Oaxaca decomposition
Deposit date
15 Oct 2008
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16 May 2011 12:09

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