February 16, 2021
The collapse of GDP in the spring of 2020 was the most precipitous on record, no matter how it is measured. But different ways of reporting can lead to confusion.
August 31, 2020
The census determines how over $500 billion in federal funds are distributed to state and local governments each year.
April 17, 2020
A large-scale survey would provide a nationally representative view of the pandemic’s progression and impact, and of the measures taken to confront the crisis.
November 25, 2018
While productivity growth is hard to measure and predict, there are a few factors that could be contributing to the productivity growth slowdown in the U.S.
May 14, 2018
Changes to stock prices can offer insight into the market’s perception of which companies will gain or lose from government policy changes. An index tracking companies that saw big changes on Election Day reflects evolving perceptions of the ability of the Trump administration to enact its policies.
June 12, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office is under attack for its estimate that the House's Obamacare repeal would leave 23 million uninsured. Can it be non-partisan?