TFP (total factor productivity, what the hell is it)

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“For centuries, remember, Italians looked up in wonder at the cupola of the Pantheon, the arches of the dry aqueducts, and wondered how they had been built. ”

Things that depresses TFP, for future reference. TFP is often quoted as the problem but really seems an epiphenomenon. From Noahopinion

A critique of TFP that I shoiuld read

Also, TFP as a proxy of economic success, ameasure of ignorance (cit Moses Abramovitz) Wgy do countries differ in TFP?

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