TITLE

Output Gains 2.1%; Labor Costs Up 1.3%

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew; McConnell, Alison L.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/4/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32083, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that both productivity outside the farm sector and compensation in the U.S. grew in the fourth quarter of 2004. according to figures released by the U.S. Labor Department yesterday. Revised fourth-quarter figures show non-farm productivity increased 2.1% compared to the previous quarter. The fourth-quarter gain compares to the 0.8% increase posted in preliminary data. In the third quarter, productivity was up 1.3%. compared to the same period a year ago, productivity is up 2.8%.
ACCESSION #
16314266

 

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