OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators 2019

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This report presents a comprehensive overview of recent and longer-term trends in productivity levels and growth in OECD countries, accession countries, key partners and some G20 countries. An introductory chapter features an analysis of latest developments in productivity, employment and wages.



Measuring hours worked

In the national accounts framework, for the purposes of productivity measurement, labour input is most appropriately measured as the total number of hours actually worked by all persons engaged in production (2008 SNA, para 19.47). It is instructive to consider the relationship between this concept and related measures of working time (see also ):


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