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June 1989, Vol. 112, No. 6
International comparisons of hourly compensation costs
Economist, Office of Foreign Labor Statistics, Office of Productivity and Technology, Bureau of Labor Statistics
In 1988, U.S. hourly compensation costs increased by 3.3 percent; after exchange rate adjustments, compensation costs in 22 foreign countries rose faster than those in the United States. This article examines hourly compensation costs in 22 foreign countries for which 1988 data are available.
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