Ryan Nunn, policy director of the Hamilton project, explains that despite a lack of growth in real wages, household income is rising. He also discusses how these numbers are calculated and what they signify about the health of the US economy.
If real wages aren’t rising, how is household income going up?
Place-based policies for shared economic growth
The recent rebound in prime-age labor force participation
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