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  • What Actually Is Productivity and Why Has It Become Harder to Measure?

    What Actually Is Productivity and Why Has It Become Harder to Measure?

    One word gets mentioned more than “jobs” and more than “skills” in the briefing paper for Thursday’s jobs and skills summit. It’s “productivity”. Which is odd, because although many of us think we know what productivity is, and although many more assume productivity can be easily measured, it’s a surprisingly slippery concept. In a report…