Rath, D.P. and Nayak, P.K. and Lakshmanan, L and Mandal, K and Raj, Rajesh and Fanai, V (2006): A User’s Perspective on the Database of Services Sector in Indian Economy. Published in: Economic and Political Weekly , Vol. 2007, No. September 15 (15. September 2007): pp. 3770-3775.
Download (438kB) | Preview
Measuring the contribution of services to the Indian economy is a challenging task because it presents problems not encountered in the primary and secondary sectors. The authors discuss problems found particularly in quantifying the contribution of the banking and software sectors and suggest ways of overcoming these problems.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A User’s Perspective on the Database of Services Sector in Indian Economy|
|English Title:||A User’s Perspective on the Database of Services Sector in Indian Economy|
|Keywords:||database; services sector; banking; software sector; India|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L86 - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs > C80 - General
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L80 - General
|Depositing User:||Raj Rajesh|
|Date Deposited:||02. Sep 2008 07:04|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 20:00|
Baily, M. N. and R. J. Gordon (1988): The Productivity Slowdown, Measurement Issues and the Explosion of Computer Power, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2, pp 347-431.
Dean, E. R. (1999): ‘The Accuracy of the BLS Productivity Measures’, Monthly Labour Review, February, pp 23-34.
Fixler, D. J. and K. D. Zieschang (1999): ‘The Productivity of the Banking Sector: Integrating Financial and Production Approaches to Measuring Financial Services Output’, Canadian Journal of Economics, 32, April, pp. 547-69.
Katyal, R. P. and L. P. Rai (1999): ‘Under/over Estimation in the New Series of National Income and Related Macro-Economic Aggregates’, The Journal of Income and Wealth, IARNIW, Vol. 21, No. 1, January.
McGuckin, R. H. and K Stiroh (1998): 'Computers, Productivity and Input Substitution', Economic Research Report No 1213-98-RR, Conference Board.
_______ (2000): ‘Do Computers Make Output Harder to Measure?’, Economic Programme Working Paper Series, 00-03, Conference Board.
Sichel, D. E. (1997): ‘The Productivity Slowdown: Is a Growing Unmeasurable Sector the Culprit’, Review of Economics and Statistics, pp 367-70.
Xianchun, Xu (2004): ‘A Study of the Measurement of Services Industries and Related Issues in China’, 8th OECD-NBS Workshop on National Accounts, December 6-10, OECD Headquarters, Paris.