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Productive decline

21 January 2010 By Martin Hutchinson

Those betting on a U.S. decline may have to postpone their economic Götterdammerung. Thanks to flexible labor markets, productivity rose 2.5 pct in 2009, compared to a Eurozone decline. European, not American, living standards look more vulnerable to emerging market competition.

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