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4th EUKLEMS Consortium Meeting


15-17 March 2007, Brussels (Belgium)


Final Program


-Final Report 4th Consortium meeting

-Downloadable program
-List of attendants
-Practical information

Thursday 15 March (location Albert Borschette Centre, Rue Froissart 36)

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Start of Consortium Meeting
20.00: Dinner at Restaurant "Aux armes de Bruxelles" (Rue des Bouchers, 13 1000 Bruxelles)


Friday 16 March (location Sheraton Hotel)

9.00-11.00: Session I (WP7)

  • Mary O'Mahony and Nik Zubanov (NIESR), Lags in Technology Adoption: an Examination of Dynamic Panel Regression Models of ICT and Productivity (Presentation)

  • Robert Inklaar, Marcel Timmer and Bart van Ark (RUG), ICT and Productivity in Service Sectors? (Presentation)

  • Christian M. Dahl, Hans Christian Kongsted and Anders Sørensen (CEBR), ICT and Productivity Growth: The Timing of Structural Breaks in Productivity Growth and the Link to Information Technology.(Presentation)

  • Bart Los and Marcel Timmer (RUG), InnovaTion, InvesTment and ImiTation: How Information and Communication Technology Affected European Productivity Performance (Presentation)


    11.00-11.20: Coffee


    11.20-12.50: Session II (WP8)

  • Kurt Kratena (WIFO), International Outsourcing and the Demand for Skills (Presentation)

  • Robert Stehrer (WIIW), High-tech capital, Outsourcing and Demand for skills (Presentation)

  • Kate Robinson, Mari Kangasniemi, Lorenzo Serrano and Matilde Mas (NIESR and IVIE), Migration and Productivity (Presentation)


    12.50-14.00 Lunch


    14.00-16.00 Session III (WP10)

  • Eric Bartelsman (AMBER), Summary of Work Linking Micro Data (Presentation)

  • Bernd Goerzig and Martin Gornig (DIW), Product Diversification and Firm-Level Productivity of ICT Producers - A Micro-data Analysis for Germany (Presentation)

  • Anita Wolff (CEPII), Productivity Growth in Services and the Role of Measuring Service Price Indices (Presentation)

  • Michel Fouquin, Laurence Nayman & Laurent Wagner (CEPII), Vertical Production Networks: Evidence from France (Presentation)

    16.00-16.20 Coffee

    16.20-17.30 Business Meeting and discussions on CUP Volume II (Bart van Ark and Robert Stehrer) (Presentation)

    Saturday 17 March (location Sheraton Hotel)

    9.00 -11.00 Session VI (WP9)

  • Carolina Castaldi and Bart Los (RUG), International Technological Specialization in Important Innovations: Some Industry-Level Explorations (Presentation)

  • Carolina Castaldi (RUG), Technological Regimes and Structural Change: Evidence from Productivity Growth in Europe (Presentation)

  • Nick Oulton and Ana Rincon (NIESR), Stress Testing the EU KLEMS Database: Alternative Measures of Capital Input (Presentation)

  • Carlo Milana (ISAE), Alternative Measures of Productivity in a Changing Structure of Production, (Presentation)

  • Background document: Afriat and Milana (University of Siena and ISAE), Price-Level Computation: Illustrations


    11.00-11.15 Coffee

    11.15-12.15 Planning volume III (Mary O'Mahony and Bart Los) (Presentation)

    12.15: End of meeting

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