Appendix C

Cost Shares of the Factor Inputs in Trucking
(Basic growth accounting without land)
Labor Weight: Share
Weight of
of labor costs in
Capital Weight Intermediate
Year
industry output
(Residual)
Inputs
'(1)
'(2)
'(3)
1987
0.41
0.19
0.47
1988
0.35
0.18
0.48
1989
0.34
0.17
0.49
1990
0.32
0.16
0.53
1991
0.32
0.16
0.52
1992
0.31
0.16
0.53
1993
0.31
0.16
0.52
1994
0.31
0.17
0.52
1995
0.31
0.16
0.53
1996
0.3
0.16
0.54
1997
0.3
0.16
0.53
1998
0.29
0.18
0.53
1999
0.29
0.17
0.55
2000
0.28
0.15
0.57
2001
0.3
0.16
0.55
2002
0.29
0.17
0.53
2003
0.31
0.19
0.51
NOTE and SOURCES: Data on labor and intermediate purchases:
BEA, Annual Industry Accounts:
http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn2/gdpbyind_data.htm. The share of
capital was calculated as a residual.

Appendix D
BEA Labor Data for Truck Transportation—NAICS and SIC

Year
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

NAICS: BEA Internet Site
Full-Time
Equivalent
Compensation Compensation
Employees
of employees of employees
(thousands)
($ millions)
($ billions)
'(1)
'(2)
'(3)

1,247
1,296
1,323
1,341
1,297
1,283

$53,663
$56,780
$60,281
$60,867
$59,866
$60,789

$53.7
$56.8
$60.3
$60.9
$59.9
$60.8

SIC (87): BEA Internet Site
Full-Time
Labor
Equivalents Compenation
(thousands)
($ millions)
'(4)
'(5)
1,426
$42,806
1,308
$41,138
1,335
$42,699
1,311
$44,302
1,296
$45,203
1,298
$47,572
1,371
$50,368
1,448
$54,608
1,505
$57,376
1,542
$59,348
1,586
$62,963
1,650
$67,221
1,715
$71,687
1,751
$75,570

Extrapolating NAICS Data from SIC
Full-Time
Equivalent
Employees
(thousands)
'(6)
1,077
988
1,009
991
979
981
1,036
1,094
1,137
1,165
1,198
1,247
1,296
1,323

NOTE: The data in columns 4 and 5 reflect the reclassification of air couriers from trucking and warehousing to transportation

SOURCES: Labor data under NAICS were obtained from table 6.5D at the BEA internet site:
http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/nipaweb/TableView.asp?SelectedTable=186&FirstYear=2002&last year=2003&Freq=Year. Labor d
under SIC (1987) were obtained from table 6.5C (full-time equivalent employees) at the BEA internet site:
http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/nipaweb/TableViewasp?SelectedTable=185&FirstYear=1999&last year=2000&Freq=Year.

Extrapolating NAICS Data from SIC Data
Compensation Compensation
of employees ($ of employees
millions)
($ billions)
'(7)
'(8)
$34,146
$34.1
$32,815
$32.8
$34,060
$34.1
$35,339
$35.3
$36,058
$36.1
$37,947
$37.9
$40,178
$40.2
$43,560
$43.6
$45,768
$45.8
$47,341
$47.3
$50,225
$50.2
$53,621
$57,184
$60,281

g and warehousing to transportation by air.

te:
last year=2003&Freq=Year. Labor data
EA internet site:
ast year=2000&Freq=Year.

Appendix E
Capital Input Index

Year
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

Structures
an
Equipment
Index
65.31
67.34
67.80
65.19
62.69
59.84
61.51
69.66
78.75
82.45
90.11
94.58
97.67
100.00
97.84
95.18
93.63

Land
Index
33.36
34.10
35.28
37.10
39.57
41.84
43.60
47.33
54.78
60.22
70.02
80.72
90.68
100.00
106.69
109.54
111.68

Structures
and
Combined
Equipment Land Cost Capital
Cost Share
Share Input Index
0.9743
0.0257
63.64
0.9747
0.0253
65.61
0.9730
0.0270
66.09
0.9711
0.0289
63.72
0.9680
0.0320
61.46
0.9654
0.0346
58.87
0.9648
0.0352
60.54
0.9659
0.0341
68.46
0.9656
0.0344
77.46
0.9626
0.0374
81.24
0.9585
0.0415
89.00
0.9534
0.0466
93.80
0.9479
0.0521
97.28
0.9425
0.0575
100.00
0.9342
0.0658
98.36
0.9296
0.0704
96.04
0.9271
0.0729
94.72

SOURCES: For data on structures and equipment: BEA Fixed Assets
Accounts at: http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/FA2004/Detail/Index.html; Other
data were calculated by BTS as described in the text.

Appendix F
Cost Shares of the Factor Inputs in Trucking
(Tornqvist methodology with land input)
Year
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

Intermediate Inputs Capital
0.474
0.188
0.490
0.181
0.499
0.183
0.534
0.165
0.522
0.174
0.534
0.169
0.524
0.179
0.524
0.180
0.532
0.170
0.547
0.164
0.540
0.172
0.537
0.168
0.553
0.158
0.570
0.145
0.552
0.149
0.538
0.165
0.512
0.176

Labor
0.339
0.329
0.317
0.301
0.304
0.296
0.297
0.296
0.298
0.289
0.288
0.294
0.289
0.285
0.299
0.297
0.312

SOURCES: Data for output, labor, and intermediate
inputs were obtained from BEA Industry Accounts at:
http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn2/gdpbyind_data.htm. Data
for fixed assets, from Fixed Assets Accounts at:
http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/FA2004/Details/Index.html