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December 1984, Vol. 107, No. 12
Strong post-recession gain in productivity
contributes to slow growth in labor costs
Hourly compensation growth was modest, with the advance in output per hour in line with other postwar recoveries; spanning 2 years, the productivity rise was the longest sustained increase since 1971-73.
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