Can increased productivity be an obstacle to employment growth?


EDMONTON, AB–from Troy Media

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productivity (Photo credit: Sean MacEntee)

Even raising the question sounds odd, because productivity a good thing, right? The recent story south of the border – where the post-contraction task of getting the unemployment rate down has proven an uphill battle – gives us a valuable perspective on the timely question. Continue reading “Can increased productivity be an obstacle to employment growth?”