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Charts of the week: Donuts

Because June 7 is “National Donut Day,” here are some charts from Brookings research that remind us of the tasty fried dough treat. Enjoy! CRULLER: DIGITAL KNOWLEDGE AN INCREASING REQUIREMENT FOR US JOBS In their analysis of digitalization in the American workforce, a team from the Metropolitan Policy...

Do digital technologies widen productivity gaps?

Half of the differences in GDP per capita across countries are because of productivity, the efficiency with which firms transform inputs into outputs. Within a country, productivity differences can also be large across firms, even within narrowly defined industries. For reasons related both to growth and...