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Northern Ireland manufacturing productivity compared with West Germany a statistical summary of the findings of a matched plant comparison by D. M. W. N. Hitchens

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Published by Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementD.M.W.N. Hitchens, K. Wagner, and J.E. Birnie.
ContributionsBirnie, J. E., 1965-, Wagner, K., 1950-, Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv,22p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15204098M
ISBN 101871753015
OCLC/WorldCa26316767

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The Relative Competitiveness and Performance of Small Manufacturing Firms in Scotland and the Mid-West of Ireland: An Analysis of Matched Pairs Article Feb Get this from a library! Closing the productivity gap: a comparison of Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Britain, and West Germany. [D M W N Hitchens; Karin Wagner; J E Birnie]. Manufacturing within Northern Ireland has grown almost three times faster than the rest of the UK and employment in manufacturing accounts for 11% of employment in Northern Ireland (Government of NI, ). In terms of GVA, the most important manufacturing sector in the North West is food products, beverages and tobacco industry. Northern Ireland’s low level of productivity, which is among the worst in Europe and the lowest across the UK regions, is a barrier to economic growth – and that is a major concern. Labour productivity is 17% below the UK average which in itself is also in the bottom league across the EU member states.