U.S. Productivity Growth Flowing Downstream

4 Pages Posted: 17 Oct 2016

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Michael Sposi

Southern Methodist University (SMU)

Kelvinder Virdi

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

Measurements of U.S. productivity growth have declined, particularly in the high-tech sector. This may reflect increased U.S. specialization in upstream activities in the global supply chain. Those activities tend to experience slower productivity growth.

Suggested Citation

Sposi, Michael and Virdi, Kelvinder, U.S. Productivity Growth Flowing Downstream (2016). Economic Letter, Vol. 11, Issue 12, pp. 1-4, 2016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2852717

Michael Sposi (Contact Author)

Southern Methodist University (SMU) ( email )

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Kelvinder Virdi

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

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PO Box 655906
Dallas, TX 75265-5906
United States

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