Topic Disaggregating Growth

Some of our most prominent economic statistics measure change in the total output of the U.S. economy. But this single number approach to economic progress rings hollow with many workers, who wonder why they aren’t seeing prosperity in their own lives. The goal of our disaggregating growth project is to break down these monolithic numbers and understand how the economy is performing for Americans of different income levels, different regions of the country, and more.

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The Federal Reserve’s new Distributional Financial Accounts provide telling data on growing U.S. wealth and income inequality

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In Conversation with Gabriel Zucman

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New data reveal how U.S. economic growth is divided

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Simplified distributional national accounts

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Testimony by Heather Boushey before the Joint Economic Committee

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Newly released U.S. poverty statistics show that recent economic growth is not broadly shared

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Disaggregating Growth

Newly released U.S. poverty statistics show that recent economic growth is not broadly shared

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The death of the Phillips Curve is the time to lift up new economic indicators

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The Federal Reserve’s new Distributional Financial Accounts provide telling data on growing U.S. wealth and income inequality

Inequality & Mobility
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In Conversation with Gabriel Zucman

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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New data reveal how U.S. economic growth is divided

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U.S. Congress asks Bureau of Economic Analysis to disaggregate GDP growth data

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