News In Brief: Productivity Up, Labor Costs Fall

Vekshin, Alison
March 2002
Bond Buyer;3/8/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31340, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the increase in the productivity outside the farm sector for the fourth quarter of the year 2002 according to data released by the U.S. Labor Department. Estimated percentage of increase in the non-farm productivity for the three quarters; Decrease in the non-farm unit labor costs in the fourth quarter; Comparison of decrease with the forecast of economists.


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