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Compensation and Productivity Track Closely in Private Sector and Fast-Food Restaurants

Created on December 5, 2013

Compensation and Productivity Track Closely in Private Sector and Fast-Food Restaurants

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Keywords: compensation, productivity, fast-food, restaurants

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Labor Productivity and Costs: Nonfarm Business Sector and Accommodation and Food Services, Limited-Service Restaurants,” http://www.bls.gov/lpc/ (accessed December 4, 2013). Figures are inflation-adjusted with the implicit price deflator for output for the limited-service restaurant sector and for the nonfarm business sector.

CHART 4 • IB 4102 • heritage.org

Article ID: minimum-wage-proposal-2013