Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
Something happened about 30 years ago to throw a wrench into the workings of the American labor market. This chart shows the evolution of the productivity of American workers and what they got paid for their work. The two variables tracked … Continue reading →
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Eduardo Porter writes about business, economics, and many other matters as a member of the New York Times editorial board. He has also worked as a journalist in Mexico City, Tokyo, London, São Paulo, and Los Angeles. He was the editor of the Brazilian edition of América Economía and covered the Hispanic population of the United States for The Wall Street Journal. He lives in New York.