Intermediate inputs and economic productivity

Date: 28 January 2013

Many models of economic growth exclude materials, energy and other intermediate inputs from the production function. Growing environmental pressures and resource prices suggest that this may be increasingly inappropriate. This paper explores the relationship between intermediate input intensity, productivity and national accounts using a panel dataset of manufacturing subsectors in the USA over 47 years. The first contribution is to ...

Cameron Hepburn Simon Baptist

Economics of Sustainability

Economics of Sustainability

Intermediate inputs and economic productivity


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Baptist, S. & Hepburn, C. (2013). 'Intermediate inputs and economic productivity'. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society, A 371: 20110565.


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