Please read the attached files, they are more specific!
1.Read the articles
- “Global productivity is slowing down: Three possible explanations”
- “What’s needed to improve productivity growth”
- “Australian productivity trends and the effect of structural change”
2.Write an essay to address the following questions:
- What is the difference between the labour productivity and the total factor productivity (TFP)? Why is productivity improvement important for our living standard and well-being?
- What is the current productivity trends in Australia?
- Use your own words to reflect the three reasons for the productivity slowdown in OECD countries?
- Which of these three reasons is more convincing to you? Explain your answer using a real-world example.
- Is there any other reason which might contribute to the productivity slowdown?
- What sorts of productivity-enhancing reforms we need to maintain the long-term growth and job creation in Australia?
3. some requirements:
1)word limited: 1500+_10%
2)Coherence of argument:
Having a minimum of three (3) references (books or articles from reputable publishers), in addition to the three references mentioned in this paper : 1%
Relevance to the topic: 4%
Logical consistency 4%
Figures/tables (original or cited)!!
4) Presentation (No oral presentation is required. Precision in argument and use of terms, grounding in evidence, and clarity and concision in prose) 3%
5)Citation requirements: Please follow APA style for referencing and citation.