ERIC Number: ED193492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Productivity: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography, 1976-78.
Brand, Horst, Comp.; Belitsky, Harvey A., Comp.
This selective bibliography provides annotated references for 1,200 books and articles published between 1976 and 1978 which concern productivity--the relation between physical output and input. Publications deal with concepts and methods; measurement of levels and trends; the sources of productivity change (such as technology and research); the relation of productivity to economic variables such as wages, prices, and employment; and economic growth. Major sources drawn upon were the United States Department of Labor Library accessions lists, Journal of Economic Literature, and Dissertation Abstracts International--Humanities and Social Sciences. The annotated listing is divided into (1) concepts and measurement; (2) measures (total economy and private sectors, industries, public sector, international); (3) factors affecting productivity change (work force characteristics; hours and work schedules; capital; technological change; research and development/innovation; management and other organizational factors; energy, economies of scale, and other factors); (4) productivity, prices, and costs; (5) productivity and employment; (6) productivity and economic growth; and (7) bibliographies, annual reports, etc. Each citation contains the following: author, title, place of publication and publisher or source of article, number of pages or page numbers, and brief annotation. Author and subject indexes are provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Education, Costs, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Economic Progress, Economic Research, Employment, Input Output Analysis, Measurement, Postsecondary Education, Productivity, Technological Advancement, Transportation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.