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Table 1 Output per worker and total factor productivity in Israel, 1970-1999

From: Do high-skill immigrants raise productivity? Evidence from Israeli manufacturing firms, 1990-1999

Average yearly change
  Output per worker Total factor productivity
  Manufacturing Total private sector Manufacturing Total private sector
1970-1979 4.42% 4.58% 2.22% 2.81%
1980-1989 1.67% 1.51% 0.15% 0.91%
1990-1999 3.14% 1.04% 1.63% 0.70%
  1. Source: Author’s calculations based on data from the Bank of Israel Annual Report, 2003.