Stylized facts: A Preview on the 8th Vintage

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


Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data (CAED) Conference

November 19-21, 2021

Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra (Portugal)

Keynote by Nicholas Bloom (Stanford University) and John T. Addison (University of South Carolina)

Sponsered by CompNet

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Annual Research Conference 2021

hosted by the European Commission

15 November 2021

"Charting the European Economy post Covid-19: unusual times require unconventional policies" 


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PODCAST - Restarting the economy?

One year into the pandemic, Bruegel Deputy Director Maria Demertzis speaks with professors Steffen Müller, Filippo di Mauro, and Carlo Altomonte about whether or not fiscal policy has been successful throughout the pandemic, and how governments can deftly adapt their measures to revitalize their economies as more people across Europe receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

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CompNet ProdTalks

ProdTalks - An Initiative by CompNet Register here

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

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Next ProdTalk is scheduled for:

2nd November 2021

Register here.


2nd Finance and Productivity (FinPro) Conference

 2nd FINPRO conference hosted by IWH at the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle (Saale) on April 28 / 29, 2022.

Submit your paper to by January 14, 2022

32nd CompNet Newsletter


Information of the most recent events and efforts of the network.

Annual Conference in Paris

14. - 15. October 2021

Jointly organised by CompNet & Banque de France


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7th Vintage Dataset

The new CompNet 7th vintage Dataset is now available! 

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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

VoxEu talk: Solving Europe's productivity puzzle

In the recovery from Covid-19 we urgently need to boost productivity. But which policies move the needle? Filippo di Mauro tells Tim Phillips about what CompNet's firm-level productivity data tells us about both the problem and the solution.

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2020 CompNet Firm Productivity Report

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