LPC Publications


  • "Industry Labor Productivity Trends from 2000 to 2010", by Michael R. Brill and Samuel T. Rowe, Spotlight on Statistics, March 2013.
  • "Improved measures of commercial banking output and productivity," (PDF 769K) by Sara E. Royster, Monthly Labor Review, July 2012, pp. 3-17.
  • Updated charts and data associated with the paper “The compensation-productivity gap: a visual essay,” by Susan Fleck, John Glaser, and Shawn Sprague.
  • "The compensation-productivity gap: a visual essay,"(PDF 406K) by Susan Fleck, John Glaser and Shawn Sprague, Monthly Labor Review, January 2011, pp. 57-69.
  • "Bringing work home: implications for BLS productivity measures," (PDF), by Lucy P. Eldridge and Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia, Monthly Labor Review, December 2010, pp. 18-35.
  • "Effects of imported intermediate inputs on productivity,"(PDF), by Lucy P. Eldridge and Michael J. Harper, Monthly Labor Review, June 2010, pp. 3-15.
  • "Productivity trends in business cycles: a visual essay,"(PDF 221K) by Michael Chernousov, Susan E. Fleck, and John Glaser, Monthly Labor Review, June 2009, pp. 50-63.
  • "Labor productivity since 2000, by sector and industry,"(PDF 669K) by Corey Holman, Bobbie Joyeux, and Christopher Kask, Monthly Labor Review, February 2008, pp. 64-82.
  • "New Service Industry Productivity Measures," (PDF 31K) Report 993, February 2006.
  • "Industry productivity trends under the North American Industry Classification system" (PDF 87K), by Matthew Russell, Paul Takac, and Lisa Usher, Monthly Labor Review, November 2004, pp.31-42.
  • "New Service Industry Productivity Measures," (PDF 30K) Report 979, September 2004.
  • "Alternative measures of supervisory employee hours and productivity growth" (PDF 273K), by Lucy P. Eldridge, Marilyn E. Manser, and Phyllis Flohr Otto, Monthly Labor Review, April 2004.
  • "New Transportation and Service Productivity Measures", (PDF 38K) Report 964, January 2003.
  • "Unit Labor Costs for Selected Industries, 1987-97," (PDF 86K) Report 939, November 1999.
  • "BLS completes major expansion of industry productivity series, (PDF 300K) by John Duke and Lisa Usher, Monthly Labor Review, September 1998, pp. 35-51.
  • "The BLS Productivity Measurement Program," (PDF 95K), by Edwin R. Dean and Michael J. Harper, Discussion Paper presented at the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth: New Directions in Productivity Research, March 20-21, 1998.
  • "Improvements to the Quarterly Productivity Measures" (PDF 400K), by Edwin R. Dean, Michael J. Harper, and Phyllis Flohr Otto, Monthly Labor Review, October 1995.
  • Archive of MLR Articles on Productivity and Technology.