U.S. Economic Performance

A woman rests while shopping at South Park mall in Charlotte, North Carolina November 25, 2011. (Reuters/Chris Keane)


The Stimulus Program Was a Smashing Success: It Erased Most Middle Class Income Losses in the Recession

November 25, 2014, Gary Burtless

Gary Burtless examines new Congressional Budget Office numbers that sharply contradict the widespread impression that U.S. economic gains in the 21st century have been concentrated among the nation’s top income recipients.

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