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The Role of Digital and its Impact on the IT Productivity Paradox

by Andrew White  |  July 6, 2017

I read with great interest a paper last weekend: The Coming Productivity Boom: Transforming the Physical Economy with Information, Michael Mandel and Bret Swanson.   It is now marked up all over the place...

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Never Say Never - How to Become More Productive

by Andrew White  |  August 22, 2016

Only last week I had promised a final chapter on the most recent question of mine, "Are We More Productive?"  Well, never say never... I was excited to read in...

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Are We More Productive? - The Final Conundrum

by Andrew White  |  August 19, 2016

Last week I asked, "Are We More Productive?"  I explained that in some ways we are not, despite all our new gadgetry.  Owning or using a smart phone to do your...

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The Ongoing Productivity Paradox

by Andrew White  |  December 4, 2015

  Gillian Tett of the FT published a Comment today: 'A puzzle Yellen cannot solve with a rate rise'.  The column reports on the long standing data that suggests American...

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How IT-based Productivity MIGHT Evolve in the next few Years...

by Andrew White  |  November 18, 2015

I was reading this week's US print edition of the Economist and of course I was drawn to several articles: The Never Ending Story: First America, then Europe.  Now the...

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U.S. Productivity grew by more than 16% in the last quarter, up from 11% in previous (newspaper headlines, April 28, 2024)

by Andrew White  |  May 15, 2015

The newspaper article continues....”cost of living index down....standard of living up....Reduction in poverty....but income inequality appears to widen after 20 years of narrowing”. If ever you wanted a long bet,...

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Inefficient Economic Recovery - But Opportunities Abound

by Andrew White  |  May 7, 2015

I have a real interest in trade and government debt and how same impacts economic growth through global imbalances.  At a micro level however I look at productively data as...

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The UK's Productivity Puzzle (and how IT can help)

by Andrew White  |  March 20, 2015

After blogging only the other day about the importance of productivity over employment to the U.S. economy (see Economic Minute #7: The Growth that Doesn't Satisfy), I noted with some...

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Politicians and Press are Not Fighting the Right Battle – Productivity Continues to Decline

by Andrew White  |  June 26, 2014

My thing is productivity.  Productivity is the result of a number of factors and policies, and is what delivers to the recipient the opportunity to experience something now that was...

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