Productivity and economic progress by Mills, Frederick Cecil

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  • Labor productivity,
  • Economic conditions

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StatementFrederick C. Mills. --
SeriesOccasional paper / National Bureau of Economic Research -- 38, Occasional paper (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- 38.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL26559764M
LC Control Number52014251

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Productivity is a measure of the efficiency with which a country combines capital and labour to produce more with the same level of factor inputs.

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