An International Study of Sector Skills and Productivity
This report details the results of a project undertaken jointly by IES and the Science Policy Research Unit. The project developed a range of skills indicators and calculated total factor productivity growth, which is a productivity measure that takes account of hours worked and capital input.
This data was obtained for 23 sectors across 16 Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development Countries. By removing the country-specific effects, the impact of the skills indicators on TFP levels and growth at the sectoral level was examined.