The effects of exports, technical change and markup on total factor productivity growth: Evidence from Singapore's electronics industry
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This paper illustrates a new technique to measure the effect of export demand on the conventional TFP growth index at the industry level. We apply the technique to Singapore's electronics industry and find that rapid growth in exports accounts for most of the TFP growth in this industry.
Bloch, Harry and Tang, Sam Hak Kan (2007) The effects of exports, technical change and markup on total factor productivity growth: Evidence from Singapore's electronics industry, Economics Letters 96(1):58-63.
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