Does the housing slump account for the slowdown in productivity growth?

Abstract: The authors explore the entire construction sector, as well as the different classes of workers employed by it, to see how much it may be contributing to the recent slowdown in productivity growth.

Keywords: Housing - Prices; Housing;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Part of Series: Chicago Fed Letter

Publication Date: 2008

Issue: Jan

Order Number: 246