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The Official Journal of the Pan-Pacific Association of Input-Output Studies (PAPAIOS)

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Table 1 Car paint example

From: Quality-adjusted productivity gain in the propagation of innovation

  Output Inputs
  Car Paint Metal Labor
(a) Benchmark input-output accounts for the car industry.
Price (standard) 1130 25 500 350
Quality (standard) 1 1 1 1
Quantity 1 15 0.6 1.3
Unit cost (standard) 1130 375 300 455
Cost share 1 0.332 0.265 0.403
Productivity 0.419
(b) Input-output accounts for the car industry ex-post of paint innovation.
Price (sample) 1169 32 500 350
Quality (sample) 1.2 2 1 1
Price (standardized) 974 16 500 350
Quantity 1 12.94 0.517 1.121
Unit cost (standardized) 974 323 259 392
Productivity 0.486 (gain: 1.160)
Productivity (quality-adjusted) 0.419 (gain: 1.000)
(c) Input-output accounts for the car industry ex-post of paint and car innovations.
Price (sample) 1300 32 500 350
Quality (sample) 1.65 2 1 1
Price (standardized) 788 16 500 350
Quantity 1.237 12.94 0.517 1.121
Unit Cost (standardized) 974 323 259 392
Productivity 0.602 (gain: 1.434)
Productivity (quality-adjusted) 0.519 (gain: 1.237)
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