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LA-KLEMS: Productivity analysis and the role of ICT in Latin America André Hofman www.cepal.org/la-klems
Latin America (LA) - KLEMS 1. Institutional aspects 2. Capital inputs 3. Labor inputs 4. Analytical results
1. Institutional aspects (a) LA-KLEMS is the Latin American chapter of World-KLEMS, including 4 major economies in the region Coordination: team of 6 at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Financial support from the A lliance for the information society (@LIS2) of the European Commission Institutional members: – ARG: Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos (INDEC) – BRA: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE), Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Centro de Gestão e Estudos Estratégicos (CGEE) and Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) – CHI: Central Bank and Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) – MEX: Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Geografía (INEGI) – Country offices of ECLAC in ARG, BRA and MEX
Three year work-program 2010-2012 LA-KLEMS is structured in work-packages (= EU-KLEMS) 2010 - mid 2011: Data construction phase Mid-2011 - 2012: Analytical phase Two meetings per year (March and November) Development of Statistical and Analytical Data Bases Special emphasis on the role of ICT Main challenge: investment series by industry 1. Institutional aspects (b)
2. Capital: investment in computers has increased over time … Sources: LAKLEMS As % of GDP
Sources: LAKLEMS … as well as in telecom equipment As % of GDP
Sources: LAKLEMS 3. Labor: hours worked have fallen …
Sources: LAKLEMS … and educational levels have increased
4. Economic growth has been volatile in the region
4. Contributions to economic growth, 1995-2001 Note: preliminary results, without labor quality adjustment in LA-KLEMS.
Contributions to economic growth, 2002-2008 Note: preliminary results, without labor quality adjustment in LA-KLEMS.
Contributions to economic growth, 1995-2008 Note: preliminary results, without labor quality adjustment in LA-KLEMS.