In order to understand and measure economic transformation, there are three types of data that are important:

  • Economic structures: value addition, employment and labour productivity by sector;
  • Trade: trade performance, trade diversification and domestic value addition (DVA) in exports in aggregate and by sector;
  • Household and firm-level data: including firms total factor productivity (TFP) levels and dispersion within sector;


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Paper: Sources and methods of data for economic transformation