Australia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

April 9, 2001

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Using official data from the Australian Bureau of Economic Statistics and a formal growth accounting framework, this paper shows that the rapid accumulation of information processing and communication technology (ICT) capital over the last two decades in Australia has played a significant role in explaining the impressive, structural acceleration of labor productivity. The following statistical data are also included: household income, expenditure and savings, labor market, fiscal indicators, credit aggregates, capital and financial account, external assets and liabilities, export by commodity group, and so on.

Series:

Country Report No. 01/55

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

April 9, 2001

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451802030/1934-7685

Stock No:

1AUSEA0022001

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

129

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