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Fall 2013 Quiz

1) Where do statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) come from?



2) Which type of data is not published by BLS?




3) Which of the following is true of import and export prices over the past 10 years (2001–2011)? Imported goods are items that the United States buys from other countries. Exported goods are items that the United States sells to other countries.



4) Over the past 10 years (2001–2011), has labor productivity in manufacturing (measured as output per hour) increased, decreased, or stayed the same? ________. For example, labor productivity in a factory that makes refrigerators would be measured by the number of refrigerators produced per hour.


 

Last Modified Date: October 23, 2014