October 1, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Multifactor productivity trends in 2010

Number of manufacturing industries (out of 86) with increases in multifactor productivity, 2000–2010
Year Number of manufacturing industries

2000

44

2001

22

2002

61

2003

63

2004

73

2005

46

2006

54

2007

44

2008

32

2009

17

2010

73

These data are featured in the TED article, Multifactor productivity trends in 2010.

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