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Beyond Numbers: The Rise in Productivity Shapes Our Quality of Life

Rising productivity improves the quality of life in your community.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Beyond Numbers: The Rise in Productivity Shapes Our Quality of Life

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Episode # 125 of the Econ Dev Show Podcast is now live. Go listen.

In this episode of the Econ Dev Show, Dane dives into the resurgence of labor productivity growth in the US, marking an end to years of standstill.

In last week's 28 Things Economic Developers Need to Know This Week, I shared this graph:

It shows that labor productivity at large US firms is rising again – after 15 years of no growth. In today's episode, I talk about why that's a big deal.

This isn't just economic jargon; it's about how these changes affect our daily lives, enhancing our overall quality of life. There's a compelling narrative unfolding, reminiscent of the productivity leaps we saw in the 1990s.

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