Austin Clemens
Austin Clemens

Director of Economic Measurement Policy

Equitable Growth

Austin Clemens is the director of economic measurement policy at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, Austin was an assistant research scientist at the Public Policy Research Institute at Texas A&M University where he researched criminal justice policy. Clemens holds a bachelor’s in economics from the University of Texas and a doctorate in political science from the University of Georgia. His work has appeared in ESPN the Magazine, Smithsonian magazine, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and the Journal of Business and Politics.

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GDP 2.0

Authored By Austin Clemens

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Canada is the first country to release subannual statistics on the distribution of income. Here’s how it was done.

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Three observations from the kick-off of a new consensus study by the National Academy of Sciences on measuring U.S. economic inequality

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More frequent disaggregated data on U.S. income inequality would improve economic research and inform policymaking

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Six charts that explain how inequality in the United States changed over the past 20 years

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The U.S. economy is in its fourth decade of rising inequality amid the need for more accurate data on its consequences

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