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October 1994

Productivity in hardwood dimension and flooring

Craig F. Saunders

Productivity in this industry grew less than 1 percent a year during the 1972-91 period, output stood still, and employee hours declined an average of almost 1 percent annually. This article examines productivity trends in the hardwood dimension and flooring industry.

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