Monthly Archive for November 2019

This week, the Peterson Foundation joined with the Financial Times to launch a new monthly poll examining Americans’ outlook on the state of the economy and the national debt.

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As more time passes since enactment, and as more data become available, economists continue to weigh in with analyses of the TCJA’s effects.

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There are three widely used measures of federal debt. What are the important differences between these measurements?

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In its annual report on income and poverty, the U.S. Census Bureau publishes data on national economic measures such as household income, earnings, wealth, employment, and poverty.

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National Debt Clock

See the latest numbers and learn more about the causes of our high and rising debt.


This series of infographics helps put some of today's most pressing fiscal debates in context.