Productivity: Misconceptions and realities

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written by MORIKAWA Masayuki
Publisher Nikkei Publishing Inc.
ISBN 978-4-532-35803-7
Publication Date November 2018

Table of Contents

Introduction: Growing Interest in Productivity Improvement.
Chapter 1. Misconceptions Surrounding Productivity.
Chapter 2. Innovation and Productivity: Bright and dark sides of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Chapter 3. Increasing Importance of Investment in Human Capital: Education/training and productivity.
Chapter 4. Work Style and Productivity
Chapter 5. Changing Japanese-style Management and Productivity
Chapter 6. Competition, Regulatory Reform, and Productivity: Facilitating business dynamism.
Chapter 7. Globalization and Productivity: Increasing uncertainty in the world trading system.
Chapter 8. Regional Productivity Gaps and Population Movements.
Chapter 9. Productivity and Macroeconomic Policy: Fiscal deterioration risk.
Chapter 10. Importance of Productivity and its Margin: Evidence-based policy choice.
Final Chapter: Options for Productivity Improvement.

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