May 31, 2001

Sources of structural growth in business services

Over the last two decades, business services industry went through a period of strong structural growth in most OECD countries, including The Netherlands.

Its growth was higher than the market sector average and also higher than the average for market services. This report identifies the factors behind structural growth of the business services industry. This memorandum is a background study in a wider CPB research project, an internationally comparative study on the business services industry.


Henk Kox

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