Navigating a volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous environment, the Quarterly Emerging Trends Report, prepared by the APO Futures Team, seeks to distinguish the forces driving the shifts in times, technologies, and events. It is also trying to focus on predicting future trends that will improve the labor productivity and economic competitiveness of member countries.
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.
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.
The 7th edition in the series presents comparative data on productivity and economic growth covering 29 Asian economies and Australia, the EU, Turkey, and the USA as reference economies covering the 1970–2011. A new feature is the inclusion of total factor productivity calculations for Bangladesh for the first time.