Economic Progress

What is productivity, and how do you measure it?

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Many of the world’s biggest economies have been experiencing falling productivity. Image: REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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 Growth of GDP, Per Capita Income and Labour Productivity 2015
 Productivity slowdown in advanced economies. GDP per hour worked, % change at annual rate
1993 to 2014 - Average weekly hours for selected countries
Image: Office of National Statistics
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