Work and Labor in Slow-Progressive Sectors of the Economy

  title={Work and Labor in Slow-Progressive Sectors of the Economy},
  author={Matti Vuorensyrj{\"a}},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies},
In the late 1960s, William Baumol demonstrated that structurally unbalanced growth, with the associated cost disease phenomenon, can be expected to have some very particular effects on work and labor in slow-progressive sectors of the economy: performing arts, health care, education, and law enforcement. Specifically, there will be downward pressure on the rate of growth of unit wages and upward pressure on the rate of growth of productivity in these sectors. In the long run, the effects of… 
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