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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The rising number of U.S. households with burdensome student debt calls for a federal response

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
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Can policymakers reverse the unequal decline in middle-age U.S. homeownership rates?

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & MobilityFamilies
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Equitable Growth’s Household Pulse graphs: September 16–28 Edition

Inequality & Mobility
Coronavirus Recession

New wealth data show that the economic expansion after the Great Recession was a wealthless recovery for many U.S. households

Inequality & Mobility
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Equitable Growth’s household pulse graphs: September 2–14 edition

Inequality & Mobility
Coronavirus Recession

Structural racism and the coronavirus recession highlight why more and better U.S. data need to be widely disaggregated by race and ethnicity

Inequality & Mobility

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