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Featured Article
Featured article image September 2023

Industry contributions to productivity growth in U.S. manufacturing: an application of alternative output concepts

Lucy P. Eldridge, Susan G. Powers

Using value-added-output, sectoral-output, and gross-output concepts, economists look at the contribution of industries to the manufacturing sector and how the industries affect sector size and total factor productivity growth.

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Book Reviews
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Recontextualizing the relationship between statistics and economics

Nicholas Catapano

This book traces the historical development of statistical inference in economics, presenting nonstandard statistical techniques and important contributions to the field.

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Beyond BLS

The Great Resignation in the United States: How long will it last?

Abdulkadir Şenkal

The Great Resignation phenomenon: a researcher investigates the millions of U.S. resignations that followed the COVID-19 outbreak.

How hard is it to replace a minimum-wage job?

Nicholas A. Schaffer

Researchers find that workers earning less than $15 an hour who experience job loss later face reduced employment, labor force participation, and earnings.

Shipping prices, import price inflation, and the COVID-19 pandemic

Douglas Himes

Researchers look at the effects of shipping costs on price inflation for typical products.

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