• Introduction and Story Line
  • Chapter 1–Introduction and Historical Overview
  • 1.1 Introduction: Growth and Distribution
  • 1.2 A Framework to Identify the Factors for Wealth Creation
  • 1.3 European and U.S. Aggregate Income and Productivity Trends: 1950–2007
  • Appendix to Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2–Productivity and Labour Force Participation
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Reconciling Per Capita Income and Productivity Performance
  • 2.3 Is the Productivity – Participation Trade-off being Tackled?
  • 2.4 Shift towards Service Industries Has Reduced Trade-off to Different Degrees
  • Appendix to Chapter
  • Chapter 3–Sources of Growth: Structural Change, Foreign Trade andInvestment, and Demand
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Growth Accounts
  • 3.3 Sectoral Shifts and Structural Transformation
  • 3.4 The Role of Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
  • 3.5 The Role of Domestic Consumption
  • Appendix to Chapter
  • Chapter 4–Distribution of Gains from Productivity
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Productivity Gains and Their Distribution between Consumers and Producers
  • 4.3 Productivity and Returns on Production Factors
  • 4.4 Income Distribution
  • Chapter 5–The Impact of Markets and Institutions on Productivity
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 The Competition Effect: Barriers to Entrepreneurship
  • 5.3 The Innovation Effect
  • 5.4 The Impact of Regulation on Industry Sectors
  • 5.5 The Effect of Labour Market Institutions on Productivity Growth
  • Chapter 6–Intangible Assets Promote the Growth of Labour Productivity
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Human Capital Accumulation Is the Key for Creation of Productive Jobs
  • 6.3 Intangible Investment Goes beyond Human Capital
  • 6.4 Contributions of the Knowledge Economy to Labour Productivity
  • 6.5 The Sustainability of Productivity through Social and Economic Progress