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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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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GDP 2.0: Measuring who prospers when the U.S. economy grows

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Equitable Growth CEO Talks All Things Economic Inequality in Recent Reddit “Ask Me Anything” series

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Testimony by Heather Boushey before the Joint Economic Committee

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Vision 2020: Evidence for a Stronger Economy

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Equitable Growth event highlights Boushey’s new book Unbound about how inequality obstructs, subverts, and distorts economic growth

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