Income & Output

With more than 1.8 million people infected nationwide and over 100,000 dead, COVID-19 is a public health crisis of proportions not seen in the United States in over a century. The economic fallout in...
Samuel Stebbins
The coronavirus pandemic is a public crisis of historic proportions, threatening the health and economic stability of millions of Americans. With the April jobs report looming, economists are...
Samuel Stebbins, Evan Comen
To slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and save lives, millions of Americans nationwide have been urged or ordered by their state or local government to stay at home. In addition to stay-at-home...
Michael B. Sauter, Samuel Stebbins
The U.S. Treasury Department began on April 10 issuing the first batch of direct deposits to tens of millions of Americans. These checks are part of the massive coronavirus relief bill passed by...
Michael B. Sauter
As the United States continues its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the nation faces an economic crisis — 22 million Americans filed for unemployment from mid-March through mid-April....
Grant Suneson
There have been over 350,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and more than 10,000 related deaths in the United States to date. To slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and save lives, more than 311...
Samuel Stebbins, Michael B. Sauter
As of January 2020, the nations of the world had 34,700 tons of gold reserves. Countries maintain gold reserves to stabilize currency against hyperinflation, particularly in the event of a major...
Michael B. Sauter
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which has been designated a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, is having a devastating impact on the U.S. economy. After peaking at 29,000 in February,...
Grant Suneson
Since 2001, the annual presidential salary has been set at $400,000. Even before that, every president has been paid well. George Washington’s salary of $25,000 was equivalent to over $700,000 in...
Michael B. Sauter, Grant Suneson, Samuel Stebbins
The United States is in a period of historic, continuous economic growth, with GDP climbing every quarter since mid-2009. While this trend is good news for most Americans, not all parts of the...
Samuel Stebbins
The United States is in a period of historic, continuous economic growth, with GDP climbing every quarter since mid-2009. Steady economic growth on a national level is the direct result of growth in...
Samuel Stebbins
The United States is in a period of historic, continuous economic growth, with GDP climbing every quarter since mid-2009. Steady economic growth on a national level is the direct result of growth in...
Samuel Stebbins
The United States is in a period of historic, continuous economic growth, with GDP climbing every quarter since mid-2009. While this trend is good news for most Americans, not all parts of the...
Samuel Stebbins
In the early days of American democracy, being a wealthy, white, male landowner was a prerequisite to having a voice in how the country was run. So it should come as no surprise that many of...
Michael B. Sauter
As the 2020 election has brought income inequality to the forefront of American politics, billionaires are under scrutiny across the nation. Every state has residents worth hundreds of millions, if...
Grant Suneson