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Productivity

How productive are we? It depends on how you look at it.

Sep 4, 2014
We've been stuck at around a 1 percent increase for the past few years, but the context has changed.
Posted In: productivity, growth, figures

For Florida town, growth at what price?

Aug 29, 2012
The mayor of Port Orange, Fla., has been a cheerleader for growth, but now has second thoughts.
Posted In: Florida, growth, development

GDP growth beats expectations, still slow

Jul 27, 2012
Four times a year, the U.S. Department of Commerce serves up the big number that tells us how much we are producing as a country. U.S. second quarter GDP grew more than economists had expected. That doesn't make it good.
Posted In: GDP, growth, construction

U.S. economy grows 3% in fourth quarter

Mar 29, 2012
The U.S. government has confirmed that the economy grew 3 percent last quarter, and that could mean that the U.S. economy and the European economy are going to diverge this year as the U.S. grows and Europe shrinks.
Posted In: China, growth, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Experts see solid signs that China growth is slowing

Mar 15, 2012
A respected JP Morgan analyst has claimed that it is a sure thing that the Chinese economy will be coming in for a "hard landing," at 6 percent growth.
Posted In: China, growth

World Bank predicts slower growth in 2012

Jan 18, 2012
Fears about the possible recession in Europe and a slowing rate of growth in developing nations could mean a grim outlook for 2012.
Posted In: growth, World Bank

China's high GDP growth hard to compare to U.S.

Jan 17, 2012
China said today that its economy grew 9.2 percent last year, while our economy was growing at rate of less than 2 percent for most of last year.
Posted In: China, GDP, growth

With growth, China population becomes more urban

Jan 17, 2012
China's economy grew 8.9 percent last quarter, in part thanks to the movement of millions of people from the countryside for better paying jobs in cities. For the first time, the number of urban dwellers there has officially topped the rural population.
Posted In: China, population, growth

Apparently, Americans are getting wealthier

Dec 9, 2010
And this final note, one that is hard to imagine for millions of Americans still looking for jobs....
Posted In: growth, recession, wealth

Candidate platforms and lost sustainable economic development

Jan 1, 2008
Like Janne said, cellulosic ethanol is on the lips of every candidate, particularly after we collectively wiped the corn smudge off our faces when...
Posted In: Election 2008, ethanol, growth