Intellectual Capital: The World’s Fastest Growing Asset Class

  • Clifford M. GrossEmail author
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


Economic growth and competitiveness is highly dependent on productivity. One of the most commonly used measures of productivity is Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per hour worked. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US ranked third in labor productivity worldwide in 2011 (Fig. 3.1) and similarly in GDP per capita (Fig. 3.2), a basic indicator of a country’s economic vitality.


Gross Domestic Product Corporate Governance Total Factor Productivity Initial Public Offering Intellectual Capital 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oxford Center for InnovationTekcapital LimitedOxfordUK

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