The Continuing Decline

January 1980
National Review;1/4/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p15
The article discusses a study on American productivity conducted by Edward Dennison of Brookings Institution as of January 1980. The study reveals that American productivity has been falling for a decade and it finally turned negative in 1974. It also determined the factors that contributed to this decline. Finally, the article called for tax and other incentives to fuel economic growth.


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