Economic Progress

The secret of productivity growth is not technology

Technology is critical to productivity growth, but tight labour markets provide the spark to fuel this growth. Image: Unsplash/@jeztimms

Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak

Global Chief Economist, Boston Consulting Group

Paul Swartz

Director and Senior Economist, BCG Henderson Institute

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Economic Progress is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Economic Progress

Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak, BCG & Paul Swartz, BCG Henderson Institute
Tight labour markets typically have more of an impact on productivity growth than investment. Image: BCG Henderson Institute
Discover

What is competitiveness?

Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak, BCG & Paul Swartz, BCG Henderson Institute
Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak, BCG & Paul Swartz, BCG Henderson Institute

Have you read?

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Economic ProgressWorkforce and EmploymentTechnological Transformation

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Why some nations are wealthier than others – and what it means for future prosperity
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum