Measuring the income to intangibles in goods production: a global value chain approach
Economic Research Working Paper No. 36
Author: Wen Chen
Author: Reitze Gouma
Author: Bart Los
Author: Marcel P. Timmer
Publication year: 2017
Today’s production processes are fragmented across countries and industries. Intangibles play an important role, but their measurement is elusive. This paper proposes a new empirical framework to measure factor incomes in production that spans industries and countries.