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October 1992

Productivity in the nuts and bolts industry, 1958-90

Ziaul Z. Ahmed, Mark Sieling

Over the 1958-90 period, productivity growth accelerated in the bolts, nuts, screws, washers, and rivets industry, primarily reflecting changes in manufacturing processes, industry structure, and final demand. This article profiles productivity trends in nuts and bolts from 1958 to 1990.

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