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John Waelti: Income inequality, the federal budget, and economic growth
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The American economy continues to grow, though at a snail's pace. The gap between what the nation could produce at full employment, and what it is actually producing, the "GDP gap," is a serious problem. The economy is producing less than it could, resulting in unemployment, feeding back into deficient purchasing power and continued drag on the economy.