Puzzling Out Productivity

By |2016-11-17T15:42:12-04:00September 7th, 2016|Categories: Global Market Update|Tags: , , , |

How can we get the economy moving? Photo: Doug Tengdin When people think of productivity they usually think about getting more done during their work-time, about working harder or smarter or more focused. But when we talk about productivity in the economy, we think about how much workers can get done within the structure of their jobs. Productivity is important. Economic growth is determined by labor growth times productivity growth. That’s all there is to it. So [...]