Productivity and Inequality

  • William H. Greene
  • Lynda Khalaf
  • Paul Makdissi
  • Robin C. Sickles
  • Michael Veall
  • Marcel-Cristian Voia
Conference proceedings NAPW 2016

Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Jean-Marie Dufour, Emmanuel Flachaire, Lynda Khalaf, Abdallah Zalghout
    Pages 143-155
  3. Giannis Karagiannis, Suzanna M. Paleologou
    Pages 169-182
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 327-336

About these proceedings


The volume highlights the state-of-the-art knowledge (including data analysis) of productivity, inequality and efficiency analysis. It showcases a selection of the best papers from the 9th North American Productivity Workshop. These papers are relevant to academia, but also to public and private sectors in terms of the challenges that firms, financial institutions, governments, and individuals may face when dealing with economic and education related activities that lead to increase or decrease of productivity. The volume also aims to bring together ideas from different parts of the world about the challenges those local economies and institutions may face when changes in productivity are observed. These contributions focus on theoretical and empirical research in areas including productivity, production theory and efficiency measurement in economics, management science, operation research, public administration, and education.

The North American Productivity Workshop (NAPW) brings together academic scholars and practitioners in the field of productivity and efficiency analysis from all over the world, and this proceedings volume is a reflection of this mission. The papers in this volume also address general topics as education, health, energy, finance, agriculture, transport, utilities, and economic development, among others. The editors are comprised of the 2016 local organizers, program committee members, and celebrated guest conference speakers.


Production Theory Efficiency Measurement Labor Productivity Firm Productivity Management Science Operations Research Public Administration Education Efficiency Measurement in Economics

Editors and affiliations

  • William H. Greene
    • 1
  • Lynda Khalaf
    • 2
  • Paul Makdissi
    • 3
  • Robin C. Sickles
    • 4
  • Michael Veall
    • 5
  • Marcel-Cristian Voia
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsCarleton UniversityOttawaCanada
  3. 3.University of OttawaOttawaCanada
  4. 4.Department of EconomicsRice UniversityHoustonUSA
  5. 5.Department of EconomicsMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada
  6. 6.Department of EconomicsCarleton UniversityOttawaCanada

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