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BLS publications on productivity and technology

BLS publications on productivity and technology

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Bureau of Labor Statistics -- Bibliography,
  • Labor productivity -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Industrial productivity -- United States -- Bibliography,
  • Technology -- United States -- Bibliography

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    SeriesReport -- 815, Report (United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics) -- 513
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14677245M

    Five Steps to Improve Ergonomics in the Office Introduction Today’s office is a complex and dynamic collection of elements. It is constantly evolving in response to emerging technology and employee and customer needs. Even the very (Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), ).   Some argue that strong productivity growth has caused much of America’s manufacturing job loss, especially in the last decade. This theory, which contends that technology is replacing workers, stems from the observation that apparent productivity gains have coincided with manufacturing job loss in the ’s and ’s. Source: EPI analysis of data from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Labor Productivity and Costs program, BLS Current Employment Statistics public data series, BLS Employer Costs for Employee Compensation, and Bureau of Economic Analysis National Income and Product Accounts (Tables , , , , , and ). Introduction. D ecreased on-the-job productivity and employee absence because of health result in significant costs to employers above and beyond medical spending. 1,2 Health-related work losses are estimated to cost US employers more than $ billion each year, and may cost some companies more than direct medical expenditures. 3,4. Even though research shows that Cited by:


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United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. BLS publications on productivity and technology. [Washington]: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Bureau of Labor Statistics. Other BLS/OPT Publications on Productivity. Eldridge, Lucy P., and Michael J. Harper. “Effects of imported intermediate inputs on productivity” Monthly Labor Review Vol. No. 6, June Eldridge, Lucy P. “How price indexes affect BLS productivity measures.” Monthly Labor Review, February Zegeye, Akiliu.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s BLS publications on productivity and technology book has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is a Federal government agency and everything that we publish, both in hard copy and electronically, is in the public domain, except for previously copyrighted photographs and illustrations.

You are free to use our public domain material without specific permission, although we do ask that you cite the. BLS Publications on Productivity and Technology by N.A Book Resume: Download or read BLS Publications on Productivity and Technology book by clicking button below to visit the book download website.

There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Productivity and Technology 18 New ways to measure productivity have increased our understanding of changes in worker output Early in the century, the Bureau of Labor Statistics began measuring what a worker pro­ duces in an hour on the job.

This way of measuring productivity rests on the relationship of output to a single in­ put—worker hours. Jay STEWART of U.S.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, D.C. (BLS) | Read 46 publications | Contact Jay STEWART. BLS indexes the ratios to a common base year to allow for comparisons over time.

BLS measures allow comparisons among industries to analyze industry responses to regulations and policies, changes in labor costs, and competitive pressures. Figure illustrates changes in labor productivity for selected transportation industries from to.

Bureau of Labor Statistics., 28 books United States. General Accounting Office, 14 books Solomon Fabricant, 7 books Leonid Alekseevich Kostin, 6 books Asian Productivity Organization, 6 books American Management Association., 5 books A.

Frenkelʹ, 5 books John W. Kendrick, 4 books Reagan, Ronald., 4 books Victor R. Fuchs, 4 books. A BLS Reader on Productivity: Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, No. also known as B.L.S.

Reader on Productivity by United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The writer is Steve Reed, an economist at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Every month, Debi Bertram, an economic assistant in our Philadelphia region, checks the price of milk at a local grocery store.

She also goes to several stores to check the prices of items such as toothpaste, sports equipment, and appliances. Information technology fueled a surge in U.S. productivity growth in the late s and early s.

However, this rapid pace proved to be temporary, as productivity growth slowed before the Great Recession. Furthermore, looking through the effects of the economic downturn on productivity, the reduced pace of productivity gains has continued and suggests that average.

BLS has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of the Chief Information Officer to develop the CareerInfo app that BLS publications on productivity and technology book now available from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

CareerInfo presents information from the Occupational Outlook Handbook, the most popular BLS resource for career information. The CareerInfo app helps you find data and information about. We also find that a shift toward more equipment investment and increases in information and communication technology intensity has enhanced productivity growth.

Select Chapter 7 - An international comparison on TFP changes in ICT industry among Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, and the United States. The Productivity Paradox of Information Technology Article (PDF Available) in Communications of the ACM 36(12) December w Reads How we measure 'reads'.

From tolabor productivity rose in all transportation modes, but only exceeded the productivity growth rate for the overall economy in three – railroads, local trucking, and pipelines.

From torail transportation experienced a substantially higher growth of multifactor productivity than did the private business sector. Publications of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, July-December Report A listing, with selected annotations, of all BLS publica-tions from July through December Major ProgramsBureau of Labor Statistics.

Report A page pamphlet explaining the scope of the Bureau's principal pro-grams. Regional Publications. BLS and the Marshall Plan: the forgotten story: the statistical technical assistance of BLS increased productive efficiency and labor productivity in Western European industry after World War II; technological literature surveys and plan-organized plant visits supplemented instruction in statistical measurement.

The figure below shows the growth rate of labor productivity since The beginning of the post-WWII period saw high levels of labor productivity growth ( percent). Then, during the s and '80s, the U.S. economy experienced a productivity slowdown ( percent) that is sometimes associated with the dramatic rise in oil prices.

Technology has always fueled economic growth, improved standards of living, and opened up avenues to new and better kinds of work. Recent advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning, which brought us Watson and self-driving cars, mark the beginning of a seismic shift in the world as we know it.

Time series of production capital and total factor productivity (or "technology," as we call the latter here) are fundamental to understanding the processes of output and productivity growth. Unfortunately, capital and technology are unobserved except at the most disaggregated levels of production units and capital components and must be Pages: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE SERVICE SOCIETY Hospitals For several years the BLS has been working to develop a measure of productivity for hospitals but has not yet determined whether the measure it has developed is adequate for publication.

Today’s BLS announcement that productivity dropped percent in the second quarter of is another reminder that the national productivity picture remains bleak.

While the presidential campaign has focused a great deal of attention on jobs and wages, productivity has been the economy’s forgotten vital sign. Author(s): Dale W. Jorgenson & Mun S.

Ho & Kevin J. Stiroh. Abstract: The American economy has experienced renewed growth sincewith this surge rooted in the development and deployment of information technology (IT).

This book traces the American growth resurgence to its sources within individual industries, documents the critical role of IT, and shows how U.S. BLS data show that in the third quarter offirms with or more employees had a net employment increase, while firms with fewer than employees had a net employment decrease.

Since22 percent of job growth among private sector firms was contributed by small firms, 30 percent by mid-sized firms, and 48 percent by large firms.

this single technology would provide a direct boost of percent to annual productivity growth over that decade. This gain is significant, and it doesn’t include many potential complementary productivity gains that could accompany the diffusion of autonomous vehicles.

For instance, transportation-as-a-service might increase overFile Size: KB. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. The Bureau of Labor Statistics analyzes ard publishes data in a wide range D.

Productivity, technology, and growthnarrative. (Mailing lists for BLS publications) Publications of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, (Bulletin ), Price. Frequency. of issue. BLS-BLSA: Boston Latin School - Boston Latin School Association The Senior Capstone course is made possible in part thanks to generous underwriting by the Wolk Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, an initiat.

While you may think gossip destroys productivity, research says it may actually be good for organizations. Conventional wisdom says that gossip is bad in the workplace. It can hinder efficiency and spread dissent. But Greg Satell writes for Inc. that gossip may be good for the workplace, citing Sandy Pentland’s book Social Physics.

“The most important predictor of. About Our Research Publications. The Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis produces a variety of economic materials designed for a wide range of audiences—from the accessible essays of Page One Economics ® to the scholarly research of Review.

All publications are free and available online. Publications of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, (Bulletin ) $ General Publications. BLS Handbook of Labor Statistics (Bulletin.

) $ Compilation of historical series which bear on labor economics and labor institutions. Coverage includes material from BLS, other offices. of the De. Figure 6: Labour productivity and data use over labour (D/L) and share (D/IN), () Source: Authors’ calculations using BEA IO Use Table.

This figure omits 2-digit NACE Rev. 2 sector 12 for being an extreme outlier. Labour productivity is the logs of value-added over labour and averaged over (D/IN) and (D/L) are put in. The other major contribution comes from the growth of multifactor productivity--that is, the efficiency with which labor and capital are combined to create output.

2 Multifactor productivity growth reflects such things as business process innovations--for example, enhanced supply-chain management techniques or more-effective retail store. Austria ranked first () in terms of productivity in teledermatology followed by Norway (), New Zealand (), and Australia ().

A high correlation was found between number of publications and gross domestic product values of 60 countries (r =p Cited by: The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference welcomed more than 1, rural hospital and health system leaders and trustees — the largest number of attendees in the conference's history.

See Rural Conference Coverage. Cardinal Health Recalls Surgical Gowns Due to Quality Issue. Cardinal Health has notified customers of an urgent medical. Unit labour costs are often viewed as a broad measure of (international) price competitiveness.

They are defined as the average cost of labour per unit of output produced. They can be expressed as the ratio of total labour compensation per hour worked to output per hour worked (labour productivity).

This indicator is measured in percentage. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is a unit of the United States Department of is the principal fact-finding agency for the U.S.

government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics and serves as a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical BLS is a governmental statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential Headquarters: Postal Square Building.

Intangible Capital and Economic Growth Carol A. Corrado, Charles R. Hulten, Daniel E. Sichel. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Published macroeconomic data traditionally exclude most intangible investment from measured by: Figure 1 illustrates that the mids surge in productivity growth ended prior to the Great Recession.

The surge in labor productivity growth, shown by the height of the bars, came after several decades of slower growth. 1 But in the decade ending in Q4, growth has returned close to its – pace. The figure shows that the slower pace of growth in both labor Cited by:.

Free Online Library: Implementing the North American Industry Classification System at BLS: this new classification system is a more viable way of classifying industries and tracking new businesses and changes in economic activity; however, the transition period may be challenging to both data collectors and data users.

(Implementing NAICS at BLS).(Bureau of Labor Statistics.Without a doubt, the s was the decade of the American worker. Between andlabor productivity—that is, output per hour of all persons working—in the nonfarm business sector grew at an average rate of percent per year.

Growth accounting and productivity in extractive sectors. Solow Footnote 2 introduced an easily computable index (Solow Residual), which may be interpreted as a measure of “technical change” that is defined as the change in output not explained by the change in a combined indexed value of all inputs.

Footnote 3 This is reflected in total factor productivity Author: Sam Mitra.