Economic Progress

Employment rates and economic growth: the next decade of the American economy

A street sign for Wall Street hangs in front of the New York Stock Exchange May 8, 2013. Stocks pushed further into record territory on Wednesday, driving the S&P 500 to an all-time high close for a fifth day, helped by strength in financials and technology. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS) - RTXZFHC

We find that the US economy will grow 2.5% per year. Image: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Dale W. Jorgenson
Samuel W. Morris University Professor, Harvard University
Mun S. Ho
Economist, Harvard University
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 Employment–population ratio by gender, age and education
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Contribution of industry groups to aggregate productivity, 2014-2024
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Range of labour productivity projections, 2014-2024
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 Range of US potential output projections, 2014-2024
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