Topic GDP 2.0

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 GDP 2.0 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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U.S. Census Day 2020: The history and the challenges amid the coronavirus recession

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New distributional snapshot of U.S. personal income is a landmark federal statistical product

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Gross Domestic Product sets the tone of the U.S. economic debate while leaving working- and middle-class families behind

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Whose News? Class-Biased Economic Reporting in the United States

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Equitable Growth launches Vision 2020 book with discussion of research and policy ideas

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New measurement for a new economy

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President and CEO Heather Boushey shares insights on inequality and growth via Medium

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To move beyond GDP, put alternatives front and center

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Nobel laureates, former Fed chair, two former CEA chairs–58 scholars endorse the Measuring Real Income Growth Act of 2019

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New measure of county-level GDP gives insight into local-level U.S. economic growth

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Equitable Growth joins 10 other organizations in endorsing the Measuring Real Income Growth Act

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To fight falling U.S. intergenerational mobility, tackle economic inequality

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