8th Vintage Dataset

The new CompNet 8th vintage Dataset is now available! 

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2nd Finance and Productivity (FinPro) Conference

2nd FINPRO conference hosted by IWH at the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle (Saale) on 05-06 May, 2022.

Submit your paper to by January 15, 2022

Call for Papers

CompNet ProdTalks

ProdTalks - An Initiative by CompNet

Continuous call for Papers & Discussion every 1st Tuesday of the month at 15h00 CET.

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Next ProdTalk is scheduled for:

1 February 2022

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Stylized facts: A Preview on the 8th Vintage

Using the data available as of October 2021, this presentation offers a look at the indicators and new sample years that will be available in the 8th Vintage of the CompNet database. 


ComProd Monitor

The ComProd Monitor is a comprehensive dataset of innovative and traditional indicators of competitiveness and productivity.

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How ComProd can be used for competitiveness analysis can be found in this paper here

The dataset of the available indicator of ComProd can be downloaded in .zip format by clicking here

Welcome to CompNet

The Competitiveness Research Network (CompNet) provides a forum for high level research and policy analysis in the areas of competitiveness and productivity. Its main activities include the regular updating of its micro-based competitiveness dataset for European countries, unprecedented in terms of coverage and cross-country comparability.

Research Output

Users of the CompNet dataset have published more than 70 papers both in various working paper series and in a number of peer-reviewed journals.

IWH-CompNet Discussion Papers Other CompNet related research

Policy Output

This section collects brief notes that address urgent policy problems as well as reports on productivity by network members and European Productivity Boards.

VOX-EU and other Policy Notes Policy Reports on Productivity