U.S. Productivity Grows at Revised 1.2% Rate in Q4
After the third-quarter contraction, “There is hope that the recent slight productivity uptick may lead to better results in the future."
U.S. Labor Costs Growth Lowered to 2.5% for Q3
The sharp downward revision suggests inflation will continue to run below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target.
U.S. Productivity Surges to 3.6% Gain in Q1
“The rebound in productivity is restraining labor costs and keeping inflation in check,” an economist says.
Use Tax Time to Decrease Your International Business Risk
Here are four ways a tax season global business review can be used to improve productivity and risk mitigation.
U.S. Productivity Revised Down to 0.4% for Q1
“Without stronger productivity, achieving the 3% growth rate President Donald Trump has set as a goal becomes more difficult."
US Productivity Posts Unexpected 0.1% Drop
The Q4 decline follows a 2.7% gain in Q3 but economists believe higher capital spending could lift productivity this year.
Counteracting a ‘Can’t-Do’ Attitude
Is the spread of “learned helplessness” sapping your company of its productivity? Here’s how you can tell — and what you can do about it.
Yellen Skeptical About Trump’s Growth Target
The Fed chair says the 3% target "would be quite challenging" given sluggish productivity and declining labor force growth.
Productivity Growth Revised Upward to Zero
Despite the revision, productivity in the first quarter still showed the worst performance since the second quarter of last year.
Gearing Up for a Manufacturing Revival
Technology, political will, and a focus on the customer could lead to a rebirth of manufacturing in the United States.
U.S. Productivity Rises 1.3% in Fourth Quarter
The broader trend remains weak, with productivity rising just 0.2% in 2016 from 2015, the smallest annual gain since 2011.