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September 03, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Second quarter 2009 productivity growth revised

Previous and revised productivity and related measures, nonfarm business, second quarter 2009 (quarterly percent change at seasonally adjusted annual rates)
Measure Original Revised

Productivity (Output per hour)

6.4 6.6


-1.7 -1.5


-7.6 -7.6

These data featured in the TED article, Second quarter 2009 productivity growth revised.