Productivity in Service Industries: Empirical analyses using microdata

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written by MORIKAWA Masayuki
Publisher Nippon Hyoronsha Co., Ltd.
ISBN 978-4-535-55770-3
Publication Date February 2014

Author's Words

Table of Contents


Part I   Structural Transformation toward Service Economy
Chapter 1   Productivity in Service Industries: The issues and outline of this book
Chapter 2   Is Productivity in Service Industries Low? An analysis using firm-level data on the dispersion and the dynamics of productivity

Part II   Simultaneity of Production and Consumption
Chapter 3   Economies of Density and Productivity in Service Industries: An analysis of personal-service industries based on establishment-level data
Chapter 4   Energy Efficiency in Service Industries
Chapter 5   Urban Density, Human Capital, and Productivity
Chapter 6   Demand Fluctuations and Productivity in Service Industries
Chapter 7   Volatility of Firm Performance, Non-standard Employment, and Productivity

Part III   Firm Characteristics and Productivity
Chapter 8   What Kinds of Companies Have High Productivity? Information technology, foreign ownership, and firm age
Chapter 9   Productivity of Family Firms in Japan
Chapter 10   Labor Unions and Productivity
Chapter 11   Stock Options and Productivity

Part IV   Challenges in Productivity Analysis in Service Industries
Chapter 12   Working Hours of Part-timers and the Measurement of Firm-level Productivity: Heterogeneity of working hours and the accuracy of productivity measurement
Chapter 13   Issues in Measuring Productivity in Service Industries and Data Construction


* This publication is in Japanese. An English translation is not available.