Since 2008, labour productivity in Europe experiences strong breacks. Most EU countries -including the top three economies- are facing flat or declining productivity. The employment performance in countries such as Germany and the UK are remarkable. By contrast, Spain long marked by a lack of productivity gains witnessed a spectacular revival in the apparent productivity.
The Cepremap organized January 23, 2015 a conference to analyze these developments and their determinants, and thus draw perspectives on the future evolution of productivity.
Papers presented during the conference: