MFP News Releases

Multifactor Productivity Trends, 2012

April 03, 2014
Multifactor productivity grew at a 1.5 percent annual rate in the private nonfarm business sector and 1.4 percent in the private business sector in 2012. In both sectors, multifactor productivity grew faster than in 2011. More...

Multifactor Productivity Trends for Detailed Industries

September 25, 2013
Multifactor productivity rose in 55 of the 86 detailed manufacturing industries in 2011, compared to 63 of the industries in 2010. Among transportation industries, multifactor productivity increased in air transportation and declined in line-haul railroads. More...

Multifactor Productivity Trends in Manufacturing

June 19, 2013
In 2011 multifactor productivity in manufacturing increased 0.8 percent, durable manufacturing increased 1.9 percent, and nondurable manufacturing declined 0.3 percent. In all three sectors, multifactor productivity had a slower rate than the previous year. More...