Productivity Archive

The Latest on Worker Productivity

American workers have become less productive in the past two quarters.  A sizable number of new workers were added to the payroll yet overall production barely increased.  So production per person declined.  Without rising worker productivity many bad things...

Latest Worker Productivity Data

American workers became more productive in the second quarter after dozing off in the first quarter. Productivity – measured as total output for a given hour of work – rose 2.5 percent in the second quarter after having fallen...

The Latest on Labor Productivity

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses the latest data on labor productivity....

From the Annual Member Profile: REALTOR® Productivity

The typical member had 10 transaction sides in 2011. A side could be either representing the buyer or the seller side of the transaction. This is up from 8 transactions in 2010. Six percent of members reported they had...

Productivity Sluggishness

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s second update discusses productivity....