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U.S. Economic Performance

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Hutchins Roundup: Energy subsidies, restrictive housing policies, and more

May 21, 2015, Brendan Mochoruk and David Wessel

Studies in this week's Hutchins Roundup find that energy subsidies crowd out health and education spending, restrictive housing policies hold back economic growth, and more.

  • In the News

    The United States, the locomotive of the world, is growing at a reasonable pace. However, this pace is not enough to trundle a world in which Europe and Japan are growing at very low rates and the Chinese economy is cooling-off rapidly.

    December 11, 2014, Ernesto Talvi, Diario Financiero
  • In the News

    The recovery is strengthening. But the rest of the world is weakening. Everywhere you look around the world, China, Japan, Europe, even countries like Germany that were doing well, are looking very weak. So, the question is whether the U.S. can sustain the global recovery on its own back.

    October 14, 2014, Eswar Prasad, PBS Newshour
  • Interview | E&ETV OnPoint

    June 18, 2014, David L. Goldwyn

  • Interview | The Wall Street Journal

    December 27, 2013, David Wessel

  • Interview | Washington Post Wonkblog

    Alice Rivlin Was In Charge of the Last Government Shutdown. This is What She Saw.

    September 27, 2013, Neil Irwin

  • Interview

    A Conversation on the Upcoming G-20 Leaders’ Summit in St. Petersburg

    August 23, 2013, Kemal Derviş, Eswar Prasad and David Dollar

  • Interview | Washington Journal, C-SPAN

    U.S.-China Relations and the Obama-Xi Meetings

    June 7, 2013, Cheng Li

  • In the News

    We've been in a very, very slow recovery now since 2009 and what we've been seeing is a very, very slow decline in the unemployment rate... increases in employment that barely keep up with the growth of the population.

    May 3, 2013, William T. Dickens, Yahoo! News
  • In the News

    The number of unemployed continues to shrink, and job gains entirely in the private sector continue to be fast enough so that we can be whittling down the problem of both long-term unemployment and regular unemployment.

    March 9, 2013, Gary Burtless, National Public Radio
  • In the News

    [Washington, DC's reliance on goverment is] a relatively less dangerous addiction than others. Diversification can never be sold until it’s too late. Complexity breeds resilience. It’s true in natural systems, and it’s true in economics.

    March 7, 2013, Mark Muro, The Washington Post

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