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Two Centuries of Compensation for U.S. Production Workers in Manufacturing

  • Authors
  • Lawrence¬†H.¬†Officer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Lawrence H. Officer
    Pages 1-14
  3. Lawrence H. Officer
    Pages 15-74
  4. Lawrence H. Officer
    Pages 75-95
  5. Lawrence H. Officer
    Pages 97-101
  6. Lawrence H. Officer
    Pages 103-153
  7. Lawrence H. Officer
    Pages 155-163
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 181-224

About this book

Introduction

Production workers continue to be an important group in the economy. Two Centuries of Compensation for U.S. Production Workers in Manufacturing is the first long-run annual series of average hourly compensation for U.S. production workers in manufacturing. Officer reviews both data sources and existing literature on related historical series as well as using current official statistics. The new series provides original insights into the standard of living of these workers.

Keywords

Manufacturing methodology production

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