Incomes and Productivity in North America Papers of the 1997 Seminar (North American Labor Series) by Labor Secretariat of the Commission

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“Net productivity” is the growth of output of goods and services less depreciation per hour worked. The Census Bureau reports income from several major household surveys and programs. Each differs from the others in some way, such as the length and detail of its questionnaire, the number of households included (sample size), and the methodology used.

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This “latecomer's advantage” has allowed them to “leapfrog” over high-income countries in Western Europe and North America and to achieve a higher TFP growth. Because of the high TFP growth in CEE countries, the average TFP growth for Europe is % per annum (see Table 6), which is the highest among all regions.

Hence aggregate labor productivity was higher in the United Kingdom, particularly since the United States had a larger share of the labor force in low value-added agriculture. U.S.

overtaking occurred decisively only during the s, as labor productivity pulled ahead in services and the share of agricultural employment declined substantially.

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North American net sales of $ billion, up % from $ billion for the third quarter of North America accounted for about % of sales in the third quarter ofversus % a year ago. International net sales totaling $ billion, up % from $ billion in Some low-income and middle-income economies around the world have shown a pattern of convergence, in which their economies grow faster than those of high-income countries.

GDP increased by an average rate of % per year in the s and % per year from to in the high-income countries of the world, which include the United States. This figure illustrates the definition of the Gini index: in a population in which income is perfectly equally distributed, the distribution of incomes would be represented by the ‘line of equality’ as shown in the chart – 10% of the population would earn 10% of the total income, 20% would earn 20% of the total income and so on.

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The new income tax did little to put a cap on incomes, evidenced by the low top marginal tax rate of 7% on income over $, which in inflation-adjusted dollars is $11, by aggregating these export markets into two groups of high-income and low-income countries: the former includes North-America, EU15 and Oceania, the latter the remaining areas.7 In the second part of the paper, to test our model’s implications, we will also study export markets individually.

Widely used statistics from the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics provide timely details about the incomes of different groups (like white, black, young, old, etc.), but: they exclude capital gains and “noncash benefits, such as food stamps, health benefits, and subsidized housing.”; the data is collected via government surveys, and low-income households substantially.Firms and the Distribution of Income: The Roles of Productivity and Luck.

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