In the Red: How Americans Experience the Economy

Recording: In the Red: How Americans Experience the Economy, Mar 11, 2019

The usual metrics used to assess the economy—unemployment rate, median wage, gross domestic product—fail to paint an accurate picture of the lives of American workers. Households face a host of financial difficulties, including stagnating wages, increasing expenses, and volatile income. These day-to-day experiences are not reflected in national narratives about the economy. What’s truly happening financially across the U.S. and what are the greatest financial challenges facing American workers?



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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate