Thursday, July 01, 2010

[IWS] BLS: MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW, JUNE 2010, VOL. 133, NO. 6 [30 June 2010]

IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
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Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau


Monthly Labor Review

June 2010, Vol. 133, No. 6 [30 June 2010]


[full-text, 119 pages]




Effects of imported intermediate inputs on productivity

Lucy P. Eldridge and Michael J. Harper

[full-text, 13 pages]


A framework for estimating the effects of imported

intermediate inputs on U.S. major-sector labor productivity

is used together with the Solow multifactor productivity

equation to show that private business sector multifactor

productivity may have grown about 0.1 percent

more slowly than what the BLS published series indicates



Nonmanufacturing industry contributions to multifactor productivity, 1987–2006

Michael J. Harper, Bhavani Khandrika, Randal Kinoshita, and Steven Rosenthal



Compensation costs in manufacturing across industries and countries, 1975–2007

Elizabeth Zamora and Jacob Kirchmer

[full-text, 23 pages]


Rankings of manufacturing industries based on employers’ labor costs

for production workers changed very little from 1975 to 2007

and also did not tend to differ much from country to country;

however, trends in the range and dispersion of labor costs

have varied substantially across countries




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