The future of productivity
What contribution can digital transformation make?
This article summarises emerging evidence on the relationship between productivity and the digital transformation, based on work underway in the OECD’s Going Digital project. The article starts by discussing the relationship between the global productivity slowdown and the diffusion of digital technologies and related processes across firms and industries. It then outlines the role of structural factors in digital adoption, before concluding with a brief discussion on policies to strengthen future productivity growth.
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