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CentrePiece Article
It Ain't what You Do, It's the Way that You Do I.T.
Nick Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
December 2005
Paper No' CEPCP188:
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CentrePiece 10 (3) Winter 2005

It's taken a long time to confirm that computers boost productivity. But as Nick Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen show, the key to their success seems to lie in management - and that's where US firms have been far more effective than their European counterparts.

See also Nick Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen (2005), 'It Ain't What You Do, It's the Way that You Do I.T.:Testing Explanations of Productivity Growth using US Affiliates', Office for National Statistics