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APO Productivity Databook 2021

The 2021 edition of the APO Productivity Databook aims at helping member governments devise timely policy responses to make economies more robust, maintain growth trajectories, and recover quickly from pandemic-related disruptions. It focuses on the quality of economic growth and productivity gains with comparisons among Asia-Pacific countries at different development stages. The analyses are based on comprehensive productivity accounts for 25 Asian economies with the USA as a reference. In addition, regional productivity accounts are developed for six economic groups. The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects are discussed in detail.

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APO Productivity Databook 2020

The 2020 edition of the APO Productivity Databook aims to assist policymakers in member countries in navigating the current volatile climate while achieving sustainable growth. Recent productivity and economic performance data are analyzed, including damage inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic on Asia-Pacific economies in the first and second quarters of the year. For the third year, the publication updates forecasts of economic growth and labor productivity in the region through 2030. Productivity indicators provided in national and regional profiles are expanded for more comprehensive comparisons with reference economies, and a growth accounting framework for new APO member Turkey is included.

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APO Productivity Databook 2019

Innovative elements of the APO Productivity Databook 2019 include 20 country and five regional profiles, plus improved total factor productivity estimates considering land capital and labor quality changes. Productivity measurements based on official data enable meaningful comparisons of economic growth and support evidence-based policy formulation. Projections of economic growth and labor productivity in the Asia-Pacific through 2030 are included to assist in updating target levels. The newest databook details the diverse stages and pace of socioeconomic development of APO members as well as reference economies.

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