A screen displays the trading day's final tally for the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, March 4, 2014. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)
Hutchins Center Launches Gauge of Federal, State, Local Fiscal Impact
October 1, 2014,
David Wessel introduces the Hutchins Center's Financial Impact Measure, included in the new Fiscal Barometer on the Hutchins Center web site that tracks trends in federal, state and local spending, revenues and employment. The new measure is part of an effort to help the interested public keep tabs on government economic policy.