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Linking wages with productivity report of APO Workshop on Linking Wages with Productivity. by APO Workshop on Linking Wages with Productivity (1990 Lahore, Pakistan)

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Published by Asian Productivity Organization in Tokyo .
Written in English



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  • Wages and labor productivity -- Asia -- Congresses.,
  • Wages and labor productivity -- Congresses.

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SeriesMonograph series ;, 15, Monograph series (Asian Productivity Organization) ;, 15.
ContributionsAsian Productivity Organization.
LC ClassificationsHD4946.A78 A66 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination129 p. :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL555979M
ISBN 109283318153
LC Control Number96138471

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B etween and , after accounting for inflation, the productivity of the average American worker increased about 85 percent. Over the same period, the inflation-adjusted wage of the median worker rose only about 6 percent, and the value of the minimum wage fell 21 percent. As a country, we got richer, but workers in the middle saw little of the gains, and workers at the bottom actually.   Strategy How Paying Employees More Can Make You More Profitable MIT professor Zeynep Ton says the relationship between wages, productivity, .   As Figure B illustrates, productivity grew percent from to , enough to generate large advances in living standards and wages if productivity gains were broadly shared. Some studies find that if workers grow older there is an increasing gap between productivity and wages, i.e. wages increase with age while productivity does not or does not increase at the same pace.