News Digest

Dunn, Kelly
January 2000
Workforce;Jan2000, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p19
Deals with the United States (US) economy as of January 2000. Growth of the US worker productivity; Increase in the demand for workers; Effect of increased life expectancy on Social Security costs.


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