Perspectives on Productivity Growth

Arnold, Robert; Dennis[*], Robert
April 1999
Business Economics;Apr99, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p7
Academic Journal
Examines productivity growth in the United States. Sources of productivity growth; Relation between business cycles and productivity growth; Feature of productivity growth after World War II.


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