Journal Article

Is the U.S. economy really growing too slowly?


Abstract: Has American economic progress slowed dramatically?or even stopped? Or are the statistics wrong: has the U.S. economy been experiencing strong growth, but our official measures fail to reflect it? In this article, Leonard Nakamura explores how economic progress is measured and discusses some of the policy implications that arise from alternative measures of our rate of growth

Keywords: Business forecasting; Economic conditions - United States;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Business Review

Publication Date: 1997

Issue: Mar

Pages: 3-14