Charts - Personal Saving Rate {Percent of dispose-me...

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Unformatted text preview: Personal Saving Rate {Percent of dispose-me persona! Income} 5 4 3 I II III IV I II III IV I II III IV I II III IV I II III IV I II III IV I II III IV ZEIEIEI ZEIEII ZEIEIE ZEIEIS 2E|E|4 2E|E|5 2EIEIE US. Bureau of Economic Analysis Not Sharing in the Gains While oorporate profits have irnproyeo sharply in the last few years and the eoonomy has peoorne far more prod uotiye. the take—home pay of the typioal worker has failed to keep up with inflation. Employee Compensation and Corporate Profits as Share of GDP. Duarteriy figures; sitao‘eor areas show recessions 88"}; VEHALL CDMPENSfiTION 5E] F‘M‘Lfirflnflm 1. ...................................................................................................... H Wages are at their 45.3% lowest share of G.D.P. on reoord. iii ............................................................................................................................................................... .. Eli ............................................................................................................................................................... .. CORPORATE PsoFITs COVPWHE Profits Hrs BEFORE TAX at their highest share 10.3% since the 1950’s. T '4? '50 '55 '80 '85 TO 75 '88 '85 '88 '85 '88 '85'88 10 Median Houriy Pay Worker Productivity Adjusted for Inflation Nonfarm Business Wage and Salary Workers, 18 to $ CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR CHANGE FHoM PHEonus YEAH ....................................................................... “+49; ...._..+4eg | | | | | | I l l I I I T5 '88 '85 '88 '85 '88 '85 7'5 '88 '85 '88 '85 '88 'CE Sources.- Departmeot of [immerse (share of GDP).- Nationai Eitreau thoonomio Research freoessims}; E commie Poiioy institute I’hmriy wage}.- Eiureau of Labor Statistics (prostrathrrityj June 200-! dollm “50] $15 Fl] SIS-1|] HEN-U1 Nuv. 2W1 $15.59 Figure 1: Real hnurhr my“ since rlcluiun ll'ldlll, Nona-uh II' 243111 June ZEN SapEIZ Feb-[t3 Jul-113 Nov. 2003 $15.36 Dec-EL? Mary-Ill ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2009 for the course ECON 20091_ECO taught by Professor Mohammadsafarzadeh during the Spring '09 term at USC.

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