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October 1982, Vol. 105, No. 10
Productivity growth average
in farm machinery manufacturing
Arthur S. Herman
Economist, Division of Industry Productivity Studies, Bureau of Labor Statistics
John W. Ferris
Statistician, Division of Industry Productivity Studies, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Productivity gains, aided by new technology, especially computers, but moderated by cyclical downturns, averaged 2.6 percent a year over the 1958-80 period.
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