Groningen Growth and Development Centre

"The Groningen Growth and Development Centre is a research group of economists and economic historians based at the Economics Department of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. The international group carries out research on comparative analysis of levels of economic performance and differences in growth rates in the world economy." The site provides information on the Centre and its members, research, online versions of their latest newsletter and working papers, listings of past working papers and researchers publications, and seminar and conference information. The site also includes information about the "International Comparisons of Output and Productivity Project," a research project started in 1983, which carries out industry of origin comparisons of sectoral output and productivity across 30 countries in Asia, Eastern and Western Europe, and North and South America.