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Updated August 11, 2016

Documentation and methodology

Productivity is based on unpublished Total Economy Productivity data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Labor Productivity and Costs program. Hourly compensation for production/nonsupervisory workers is based on the wage data series used in Table 4.3. Wages are converted to hourly compensation by scaling by the real compensation/wage ratio from the NIPA data used in Table 4.2.

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