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How America's Pocketbook Fared in 2012, Brent Moulton, BEA

Friday, February 1, 2013

Brent Moulton, Associate Director for National Economic Accounts at the Bureau of Economic Analysis, appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" on February 1, 2013 and discussed how much Americans spent, saved, and earned in 2012

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Presentation [PDF]

Biography: Brent Moulton

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How America's Pocketbook Fared in 2012 [PDF]
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What's included in personal income? [PDF]
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What's happened to household incomes? [PDF]
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How important is household spending? [PDF]
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Are wages keeping up? [PDF]
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How are small businesses doing? [PDF]
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How important is investment income? [PDF]
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What's happened to the social safety net? [PDF]
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What's happened to income after taxes and inflation? [PDF]
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Are consumers spending again?
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How much are households saving? [PDF]
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Did the economy grow in 2012? [PDF]

Source of Information:
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Additional Information:
GDP report: National Income and Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product, 4th quarter and annual 2012 (advance estimate)
Report: Personal Income and Outlays, December 2012

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | | Last Revised: June 14, 2013