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Rethinking “Productivity”

This post was prompted in part by a recent New York Times opinion piece by Tim Jackson, professor of sustainable development at the University of Surry, and author of “Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet.” ┬áThe provocative title … Continue reading

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Productivity, Compensation, Demand & Debt

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics makes it clear that–unlike the three decades preceding it–the 30 years following the election of Ronald Reagan have seen the growth rate of worker compensation fall far short of the increase in worker … Continue reading

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