Appendix Table F - Growth of Trucking MFP, Estimated by the Two Methods

Appendix Table F - Growth of Trucking MFP, Estimated by the Two Methods

(without land)

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Year Percentage Rate of Change Difference [(1)-(2)]
'(3)
Basic growth accounting methodology
'(1)
Tornqvist methodology
'(2)
1988 7.7 8.6 (0.9)
1989 1.0 1.0 (0.0)
1990 0.6 1.0 (0.4)
1991 4.1 4.2 (0.1)
1992 3.8 3.9 (0.1)
1993 0.7 0.7 0.0
1994 0.6 0.5 0.1
1995 (2.3) -2.2 (0.1)
1996 0.2 0.2 (0.0)
1997 (0.2) -0.2 (0.0)
1998 (0.4) -0.4 (0.1)
1999 (1.3) -1.2 (0.2)
2000 (0.6) -0.5 (0.0)
2001 (2.5) -2.4 (0.0)
2002 1.4 1.4 (0.0)
2003 0.4 0.7 (0.3)

Notes and Sources: The MFP numbers in column 1 are from Table 2, and are based on the basic growth-accounting methodology, without land. The MFP estimates in column 2 are from Table 3, and are based on the Tornqvist methodology, without land.