Friday, February 14, 2014

Long-Term Industrial Production Growth

The following chart shows the annualized industrial production growth over the previous 30 years.

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As seen in the red trend line, the growth rate is exponentially decaying over the long-term.

The next chart shows where we are relative to the exponential decay trend line.

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We're well above trend and it is not the first time.

Source Data:
St. Louis Fed: Industrial Production Index

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