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The latest version of the database can be downloaded in this page. The current version is the v2.6 and has been uploaded on Sep 2023.

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How to cite the database?

You are free to use the data for non-commercial use. We only ask you to cite the associated article: Bergeaud, A., Cette, G. and Lecat, R. (2016): "Productivity Trends in Advanced Countries between 1890 and 2012," Review of Income and Wealth, vol. 62(3), pages 420–444.

The database is regularly updated. Every update will be reported in this page. Do not hesitate to visit to check if new data are available.

Historic of updates

  • 5/09/2023: Adding 2022, 2021 and 2020 data points and minor corrections
  • 20/10/2020: Adding 2019 data point and change reference year to 2015
  • 10/10/2019: Adding Greece and Ireland. Focus on OECD countries only. A dataset for non OECD countries (Argentina, Brasil etc... is availble upon request)
  • 08/28/2017: Adding 6 more countries: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and New Zealand and improvement of labor input for Germany and France. Update until 2016. New
  • 10/16/2016: Adding data on age of average age of equipment capital stock. General improvement of the series. Update until 2015
  • 05/26/2016: First update of the database