A data chart image of Multifactor productivity grew in 54 of 86 manufacturing industries from 1987 to 2015

Multifactor productivity grew in 54 of 86 manufacturing industries from 1987 to 2015

July 24, 2017

More manufacturing industries saw multifactor productivity growth over the long term than the short term. From 1987 to 2015, multifactor productivity grew in 54 of 86 manufacturing industries. That compares with 21 manufacturing industries in which multifactor productivity grew from 2014 to 2015.

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