Posts Tagged ‘moving assembly’

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    Productivity Matters

    Jan 3, 11 • 184 Views • Economic History, Innovation, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    Sometimes new technology increases productivity. “Sushi making robots” at Kura, a restaurant chain in Japan, have replaced chefs while conveyer belts take the food to diners. By using less labor and more capital, in a tough economy, the firm is