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June 1994

Multifactor productivity in household furniture

Thomas M. Muth, II, Edna Falk

Multifactor productivity in household furniture manufacturing accounted for approximately one-third of the average annual labor productivity gain in the 1958-91 period. Capital and intermediate purchases rose relative to labor. This article extends multifactor productivity analysis to the household furniture industry.

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