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October 1982, Vol. 105, No. 10
The productivity puzzle:
numbers alone won't solve it
Paul S. Adler
Research economist, Employment Research Center of the French Ministry of Labor, guest scholar at the Brookings Institution and the Bureau of Labor Statistics
From vantage points in management, labor, academia, and government, contributors to four recent books grapple with the productivity slowdown, with little help from economic theory.
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