TITLE

The Productivity Paradox

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Trends Magazine;Nov2009, Issue 79, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the increase of productivity in the U.S. in 2009. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that labor productivity in the nonfarm business sector rose hat a 6.6% annualized rate during the second quarter of 2009. In states that productivity increased 3.2% even as the economy declined by 3.8% in the fourth quarter of 2007.
ACCESSION #
46792022

 

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