Manufacturing Job: Implication for Productivity and Inequality

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Productivity tended to slow as resources switch  from manufacturing to service.Baumol 1967.

less skilled workers traditionally earned jigher wages in manufacturing than in service.Helper Krueger Wial 2012.

Policy priorities

Remove barriers to entry and trade in services.

Skill development.

Reforms to boost productivity in all sectors.

Increase tradability  of services and skill development are key to manufacturing,  productivity and cross country productivity convergence in several market industrie give inertia.

Structual changes since 2000 has given momentum to boost economy -wide productivity growth in Emerging development economies -EMDEs.

 

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