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Measuring competitiveness

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This paper reviews alternative approaches to measuring an economy's cost competitiveness and proposes some new measures inspired by the economic theory of index numbers. The indices provide a theoretical benchmark for estimated real effective exchange rates, but differ from standard measures in that they are based on marginal rather than average sectoral shares in GDP or employment. The use of the new indices is illustrated by some simple calculations which highlight the potential exposure of...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Research group:
Industrial Economics
Oxford college:
Merton College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Economic & Social Research Institute Publisher's website
Journal:
Economic and Social Review Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
197-213
Publication date:
2006-01-01
ISSN:
0012-9984
Language:
English
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Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10468
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2011-08-16

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