Non-Farm Productivity Up 1.9% in 3Q
- Business. // National Review Bulletin;5/17/1974, Vol. 26 Issue 20, pB72
The article reports on the level of labor productivity and costs in the period of inflation in the U.S. It is hard to see how manufacturers can avoid marking up their prices especially the increase in the labor cost. Likewise, labor unions are finding ways to haggle for bigger pay increases in...
- Productivity and unit labor costs in 12 industrial countries. Boner, Barbara; Neef, Arthur // Monthly Labor Review;Jul77, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p11
Studies manufacturing productivity, hourly compensation and unit labor costs in major industrial countries for 1975-1976. Changes in productivity during periods of recession; Measurement of unit labor costs; Output growth due to increased employment and work hours; Degrees of success in...
- Current Labor Statistics: Productivity Data. // Monthly Labor Review;Sep2004, Vol. 127 Issue 9, p122
The article presents several charts containing productivity data in the U.S. from 2001 to 2004, including hourly compensation, unit labor costs and multifactor productivity.
- Labour costs rocket. Steyn, Greta // Finance Week;11/15/2004, p52
Reports on the concerns and fears of inflation that will come under upward pressure because of the increase in labor costs and the decline of labor productivity in South Africa. Contention of Bureau of Economic Research economist George Kershoff that labor costs and the currency exchange rate...
- Productivity Up 3.5%; Labor Costs Rise 0.5%. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31879, p2
Reports on the increase in non-farm productivity in the United States in the first quarter of 2004, according to the Department of Labor. Percentage of increase in non-farm productivity; Percentage of increase in non-farm unit labor costs; Implications of increasing labor costs on inflation.
- Productivity, Wages and Prices for Fourth Quarter of 1969. // Labor Law Journal;Mar70, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p185
This article provides information on labor productivity, wages and prices in the U.S. for the fourth quarter of 1969. Output per man-hour in the private economy increased moderately in the fourth quarter of 1969, but the gain of 0.9 percent for the year was the smallest annual increase since...
- Efficiency wages. // Essential Economics;2004, p83
A definition of the term â€œefficiency wagesâ€ which refers to wages that are arranged at the above market clearing rate to promote the productivity of workers is presented.
- Productivity Gain A 4-Yr. High. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;12/17/2013, pA01
8 Worker productivity accelerated in Q3, growing at a 3% annual rate â€” the fastest pace since late 2009. That was up from the initial Q3 reading of 1.9% growth. Labor costs declined 1.4%, keeping inflationary pressures low. But the latest productivity increase makes it difficult for...
- The Cost of Labor as an Inflation Indicator. Bryan, Michael F.; Molloy, Linsey // Economic Trends (07482922);Mar2007, p6
The article discusses the cost of labor as an economic inflation indicator in the U.S. It presents the effects of labor compensation growth on productivity. The increase of unit labor cost is speculated to potentially exaggerate the inflationary pressure in the economy. The Employment Cost Index...