Falling Productivity Growth, Widening Productivity Gaps

ZEW policy brief
ZEW policy brief

Falling Productivity Growth, Widening Productivity Gaps

Germany, in common with other industrial nations, has in recent years witnessed a decline in productivity growth despite sustained economic growth, falling unemployment and strong technological dynamics. A workshop held in Berlin at the beginning of 2018 examined this phenomenon.

Bersch, Johannes, Josefine Diekhof, Bastian Krieger, Georg Licht and Simona Christine Murmann (2018), Falling Productivity Growth, Widening Productivity Gaps, ZEW policy brief No. 18-04, Mannheim