The Washington Post

Here's why new revisions to economic growth data point to a stronger holiday shopping season and more flush consumers.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 20, 2013
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California is adding jobs at about the same speed as the rest of the nation, despite raising taxes.

This moderately depressing report argues that slower growth may be here to stay.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 14, 2013
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Economic policy uncertainty is falling, but job growth isn't spiking as promised.

To market-watchers, the new numbers on the U.S. economy are a "Huge Beat." Here's why we should find them depressing.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jul 31, 2013
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Uncertainty is fading in the economy, and confidence is up. Time to find out if that's been holding back jobs and growth all along.

Why do the leading government economic forecasters keep predicting that a growth boom is just around the corner? And why do they keep getting that prediction wrong?

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Feb 19, 2013
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