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The World’s Productivity 2017

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

Maybe no surprise here, but when it comes to worker productivity, the West is the best. And, really, it’s not even close, according to the latest chart from cost-estimating website HowMuch.net. As you can see below, the x-axis represents annual hours worked and the y-axis represents annual GDP per capita in U.S. dollars. Shades of blue […]

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Norway most productive country in northern Europe

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A report detailing productivity levels in over 35 countries says that Norway’s output per person has grown by 9 percent over the past year, despite the country having t one of the shortest working weeks. The second annual Global Productivity report, released by B2B marketplace Expert Market, reveals the workforces that bring the most back to the […]

Source: The Local


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6.8M US Jobs Directly supported by majority foreign-owned firms

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Category: Financial / Investment

Statistics detailing the activities of U.S. affiliates of foreign multinational enterprises (MNEs) are now available from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.  The statistics, which provide new data for 2015, as well as revised data for 2014, offer details on the activities of U.S. affiliates of foreign MNEs, including their employment and compensation, sales, value added, capital […]

Source: https://blog.bea.gov/2017/08/16/statistics-on-the-activities-of-u-s-affiliates-of-foreign-multinational-enterprises-now-available-for-2015-revised-data-available-for-2014/


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Unemployment Declines to Record Low Level in Norway

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Unemployement rate in Norway has fallen to 2.6 percent in June, shows new figures from Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV). 71,500 people were registered as fully unemployed in June 2017. It is 9,500 fewer than in the same period of the previous year, according to NAV. – The positive trend we have seen in […]

Source: TNP.no


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Norway Creates Jobs In The United States

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On Capitol Hill on Friday, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, joined by Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), presented a report that might surprise a lot of people. Norway, a country with a population slightly larger than that of South Carolina, supports nearly half a million jobs in the United States. ROYAL NORWEGIAN EMBASSY, WASHINGTON […]

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