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Databook 2018_cover
Year
2018
ISBN
978-92-833-2482-9
Subject
Industry and Service
Book Description
Projections of economic growth and labor quality changes in member countries up to 2030 are new features of the 2018 APO Productivity Databook, with expanded total factor productivity estimates and city productivity coverage, taking the effects of the smart digital revolution into account. Detailed analyses of productivity and economic performance in Asia-Pacific and reference economies enable comparisons at different development stages. These precise productivity measurements are part of APO efforts to improve policymaking, contributing to higher standards of living.
APO AR 17_Cover_Thumbnail
Year
2018
ISBN
978-92-833-2480-5
Subject
Annual Report
Book Description
The report highlights APO initiatives for improving productivity and enabling member countries to become future-ready, as well as the impact of its efforts to make the industry, agriculture, service, and public sectors smarter through capacity building for technology interventions. Summaries of all 2017 APO projects, events, and international outreach efforts are included, along with the latest information on NPOs.
Databook2017_cover
Year
2017
ISBN
978-92-833-2478-2
Subject
Industry and Service
Book Description
The 2017 APO Productivity Databook builds on the comparative analysis approach covering APO members, reference economies, and economic groupings to give a comprehensive picture of factors affecting productivity gains. New introductions include: total factor productivity estimates for Lao PDR; revisions of economic growth figures from the late 1990s for nonmember Myanmar; and analyses of hourly wage differentials among employees, the self-employed, and contributing family workers, which are especially relevant for mid- to long-term economic research and planning.
ANR-cover
Year
2017
ISBN
978-92-833-2476-8
Subject
Annual Report
Book Description
The report highlights initiatives taken by the APO for improving productivity and driving greener economic development as well as to address social marketing, youth employment issues, diversity management, aging societies, and gender mainstreaming. It also contains the details and summaries of all 2016 APO projects and information on NPOs.
databook-2016-image
Year
2016
ISBN
978-92-833-2472-0
Subject
Industry and Service
Book Description
The ninth edition of the APO Productivity Databook contains comprehensive cross-country comparisons of economic growth, structural change, and productivity performance in Asian and global reference economies, with recent revisions in the System of National Accounts reflected. Total factor productivity estimates for Nepal and preliminary per-worker labor productivity data for selected Asian cities are new features.
ANR cover
Year
2016
ISBN
978-92-833-2461-4
Subject
Annual Report
Book Description
The report highlights initiatives taken by the APO for improving productivity and driving greener economic development as well as to address social marketing, youth employment issues, diversity management, aging societies, and gender mainstreaming. It also contains the details and summaries of all 2015 APO projects and information on NPOs.
Databook-cover
Year
2015
ISBN
978-92-833-2467-6
Subject
Industry and Service
Book Description
The 8th edition in the series presents comparative data on productivity and economic growth covering 30 Asian economies and Australia, the EU, Turkey, and the USA as reference economies covering 1970–2013. The productivity measures in the report are based on data and estimates developed for the APO Productivity Database project since 2007.
new e-publication-Agricultural Biotechnology
Year
2015
ISBN
978-92-833-2462-1
Subject
Agriculture
Book Description
A compilation of papers presented at the Asian Food and Agribusiness Conference 2013: Biotechnology and Global Competitiveness covering trends in biotechnology applications, commercialization of agricultural biotechnology, risk management for sustainability, and roles of biotechnology in enhancing Green Productivity and the competitiveness of agricultural products.
ANR featured image
Year
2014
ISBN
978-92-833-2461-4
Subject
Annual Report
Book Description
Contains details of all APO projects held in 2014 organized by subject area, information on NPOs, and project summaries in tabular form with names of project experts assigned and numerical data.
Demonstration image
Year
2014
ISBN
978-92-833-2442-3
Subject
Industry and Services
Book Description
A compilation of 13 demonstration projects conducted in nine member countries, 2007–2011, detailing productivity-related problems and how they were resolved. Abundant figures and tables, with before-and-after photos, document the results.
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