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Updated: February 3, 2016

Quarterly commentary on the advance estimate of the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ GDP report.

Balancing paychecks and public assistance: How higher wages would strengthen what government can do | 5:00 am, February 3, 2016
Higher hourly wages for low- and middle-wage workers, achievable through a variety of labor-market policies, would unambiguously generate savings in government safety-net and income-support programs—savings that could be used to strengthen and expand anti-poverty programs or make critical public investments to boost productivity and grow the economy.

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