Non-Farm Productivity Reported Up 1.1%
- Revision of Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force Series in 2005. Tiller, Richard B.; Evans, Thomas D. // Employment & Earnings;Jan2005, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p4
Discusses the approach of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in revising the seasonal adjustment for the labor force time series. Reestimation of the seasonal factors for the Current Population Survey series; Criterion for evaluating alternative methods of seasonal adjustment; Steps of the...
- Employment Cost Index Rises 0.9% in 2d Quarter. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;8/1/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32682, p2
The article reports that the employment cost index for the second quarter of 2007 rose 0.9 percent for overall compensation costs to civilian workers in the U.S. The data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that wage and salary costs were responsible for 63 percent of the...
- 1Q Nonfarm Labor Up 1.8%; Productivity Slows to 1.0%. // Bond Buyer;6/7/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32644, p2
The article reports on the survey released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, revealing that nonfarm unit labor costs rose a revised 1.8% in the first quarter, while productivity growth slowed to a 1.0% seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR). In the first quarter, output growth slowed to a...
- Productivity Up 4.9% in 3Q; Labor Costs Decline 0.2%. // Bond Buyer;11/8/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32751, p2
The article reports on the decline in the nonfarm unit labor costs in the third quarter of 2007 in the U.S. During the quarter, labor costs fell at a 0.2% annual rate of growth, which is below the 1.0% expected growth. Meanwhile, the Bureau of Labor Statistics discloses that productivity growth...
- Productivity Up 0.5%; Labor Costs Drop 4.3%. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;6/6/2013, Vol. 384 Issue 33924, p2
The article focuses on a report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, non-farm productivity has risen up to 0.5 percent whereas unit labor costs have dropped down by 4.3 percent in the first quarter of the year 2013.
- Employment Cost Index Increases 0.4% in 4Q. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;2/1/2012, Vol. 379 Issue 33656, p2
The article focuses on a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics which shows that employment cost index that measures overall labor costs has increased by 0.4% in the 4th quarter of 2011 in the U.S.
- PPI and CPI seasonal adjustment: an update. Weinhagen, Jonathan C.; Wilson, Jefrey S.; Muri, Steven M. // Monthly Labor Review;Jul2010, Vol. 133 Issue 7, p10
The article presents an update for seasonal adjustment procedures of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in producer price index (PPI) and consumer price index (CPI) series in the U.S. It states that the variance in seasonal factors of the indexes for gasoline caused by methodological differences...
- Productivity Up 1.3%; Labor Costs Rise 2.8%. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;12/4/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 33016, p2
The article reports on the increase of productivity and labor costs in the third quarter of 2008 in the U.S. According to the data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm productivity grew and labor costs rose at 1.3 and 2.8 percent, respectively. The economists from Thomson Reuters Corp....
- Employment Cost Index. // Compensation & Working Conditions;Spring99, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p39
Focuses on the Employment Cost Index (ECI) of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Changes in the cost of labor measured; Benefits covered by the ECI; How to obtain information on the ECI.