Ongoing projects



This page informs of work in progress, the person responsible for that work and relevant contact information. Ongoing work is divided into two categories; one pertaining to the World Productivity Database and the other to "Working papers and Reports".

World Productivity Database (WPD)
  • Update of WPD up to 2005. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • Expansion of WPD to include countries with limited availability of data (e.g. Germany, Central and Eastern Europe). Contact person: Anders Isaksson

Working Papers (WP) and Reports (R)

  • "An Inquiry Into the Relevance of Industrial Development" (WP), drafting in progress.. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "Foreign Direct Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Location Decisions, Productivity and Institutions" (WP) econometric work completed, drafting in progress Contact person: Frank Bartels
  • "Industry Contribution to Aggregate Labour Productivity Growth" (WP). Contact Person: Jaime Moll de Alba.
  • "Resurrecting Structural Change", economic work completed, drafting in progress. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "Manufacturing Sunrise and Sunset Around the World", economic work completed, drafting in progress. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "On Track for Industrial Development" (WP), econometric work is on-going. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "Energy Infrastructure and Industrial Development" (WP), econometric work is on-going. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "Telecommunications and Industrial Development" (WP), econometric work is on-going. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • Infrastructure and Productivity at Different Stages of Development" (WP), Anders Isaksson and Charles R. Hulten (University of Maryland) ,2007 version is under revision. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "Data Requirements for Productivity Analysis", 2006 version is under revision. Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "Understanding Productivity", 2006 version is under revision.Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "Measuring Productivity", 2006 version is under revision.Contact person: Anders Isaksson
  • "Public Capital and Industrial Development" (WP), econometric work is on-going. Contact person: Anders Isaksson