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Overall good news on the labour market for employment – but much less so for productivity and real wages

Brinkley, Ian (2014) Overall good news on the labour market for employment – but much less so for productivity and real wages. British Politics and Policy at LSE (23 Jan 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Though the employment figures released yesterday, showing a big drop in the unemployment rate, were remarkably good, there is an awful lot of head scratching going on. This is because job creation has been comfortably outpacing economic growth, and productivity performance as measured by GDP per hour has been dire, writes Ian Brinkley.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2017 10:37
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2019 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73830

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