Mexico's transition to privatization is a cautionary tale for how fees can spin out of control.
Mexico and Australia both reformed their social security programs, with very different results. The US and other countries can learn from what worked—and what failed.
The knowledge individual workers gained while working at the plant was quickly incorporated into the production process. Workers, together with plant managers, made adjustments to the assembly line based on what they learned, changes that benefited the next batch of workers and boosted overall productivity.
The labor productivity rate measures the amount of real GDP produced by an hour of labor. And in the United States, labor productivity has slowed sharply in recent years.
Research suggests that to increase contributions, nonprofits can do more than appeal to pity—they can promise to never contact the donor again.