Replication data for: Americans Do IT Better: US Multinationals and the Productivity Miracle

John Van Reenen, Nicholas Bloom & Raffaella Sadun
US productivity growth accelerated after 1995 (unlike Europe's), particularly in sectors that intensively use information technologies (IT). Using two new micro panel datasets we show that US multinationals operating in Europe also experienced a \"productivity miracle.\" US multinationals obtained higher productivity from IT than non-US multinationals, particularly in the same sectors responsible for the US productivity acceleration. Furthermore, establishments taken over by US multinationals (but not by non-US multinationals) increased the productivity of their IT....
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