April 09, 2012 | Contribution by
JOHN HALTIWANGER John Haltiwanger
is a Professor of Economics at University of Maryland. Professor Haltiwanger was interviewed by the JKP on March 13, 2012.
There is a great deal of variation in how efficiently different firms make the same products. This pattern is found in all countries. Professor Haltiwanger addresses what this dispersion in productivity implies -- for opportunities to create jobs and to improve productivity.