Geographic proximity and productivity convergence across New Zealand firms

Publication type: 
Working paper
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Author: 
Guanyu Zheng
Publication date: 
16/12/2016
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To examine the extent to which to new productivity-enhancing ideas and technologies diffuse within the New Zealand economy, this paper examines the speed with which lagging low-productivity firms converge towards leading high-productivity firms at both the local and national levels.

Tags: 
Productivity Hub, Research