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dc.contributor.authorStrauss, Huberten_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-01-12T11:00:41Z-
dc.date.available2012-01-12T11:00:41Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationEIB Papers 0257-7755 16 2011 1 8-16en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/54665-
dc.description.abstractI summarize the main results and policy insights from the 2011 EIB Conference on Productivity and Long-Term Growth Potential in Europe. Europe's need for productivity growth has become more pressing against the backdrop of huge government debt and a beginning slowdown in labour supply. The contributors to the EIB Conference and this volume suggest that governments should embrace domestic and international competition by dismantling anticompetitive product market regulations, especially in services. Private and public R&D should feature high on the policy agenda, but their effectiveness should be enhanced by removing overly protective elements of the patent system. Education attainment and quality as well as life-long learning should be fostered and more emphasis put on an ICT-literate workforce. Productivity-enhancing resource reallocation may further require lower employment protection and stronger incentives for regional and sectoral mobility. Finally, Europe faces large broadband investment needs, calling for a predictable network regulation framework and targeted public support to broadband roll-out to less profitable areas.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftspotenzialen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwDeregulierungen_US
dc.subject.stwWettbewerbspolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwEuropäische Forschungs- und Technologiepolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwPatentrechten_US
dc.subject.stwBinnenwanderungen_US
dc.subject.stwEU-Staatenen_US
dc.titleProductivity and growth in Europe: Editor's introductionen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.ppn680130764en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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