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June 2005

BLS and the Marshall Plan: the forgotten story

Solidelle F. Wasser, Michael L. Dolfman

The statistical technical assistance of BLS increased productive efficiency and labor productivity in Western European industry after World War II; technological literature surveys and plan-organized plant visits supplemented instruction in statistical measurement.

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