Image: U.S. Compensation as Percent of GDP - v1

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Description: The image shows U.S. total compensation and wages/salaries (a subset of total compensation), each relative to GDP, for 1950-2013. These are a proxy for the share of national income going to labor as opposed to capital. It shows the relative share of GDP for labor declining since 1970.
Title: U.S. Compensation as Percent of GDP - v1
Credit: FRED database chart available in reference list below.[1]
Author: Farcaster
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