TITLE

VALUE PRODUCTIVITY AND THE INTERINDUSTRY WAGE STRUCTURE

AUTHOR(S)
Perlman, Richard
PUB. DATE
October 1956
SOURCE
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct56, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The relationship between productivity and industry wage movements usually has been explored through comparison of changes in physical output per man-hour and average hourly earnings. According to the author of this study, such analyses have been ineffective because the element of product prices has been neglected. Comparison of value productivity with wage movements is tested and found to be a more satisfactory tool of analysis.
ACCESSION #
6469103

 

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