Archives: October 2006

Is Productivity Growth Weaker than It Seems?

Posted by: Michael Mandel on October 12, Categories: Growth

This is a much longer post than usual...I've been a cheerleader for strong productivity growth for, oh, a decade now. Through rain, through shine, through attacks from idiotic mainstream economists...

Healthcare is the biggest job gainer in September

Posted by: Michael Mandel on October 06, Categories: Labor Market

It looks like the Healthcare Economy is still in full swing. According to today's employment report, health services added 24,000 jobs in September, out of a total private sector gain...


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