Publication Date

5-2014

Abstract

[Excerpt] This issue of Beyond the Numbers focuses on labor productivity and the corresponding changes in output and labor hours data in the context of historical and business cycle periods; a case study of the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009 is provided as an example of using labor productivity data to analyze cyclical changes in an economy.

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Suggested Citation
Sprague, S. (2014). What can labor productivity tell us about the U.S. economy? Beyond the Numbers (Vol. 3, No. 12). Washington, DC: Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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