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ECONOMIC REPORT OF
THE PRESIDENT

Together With
THE ANNUAL REPORT

of the
COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS

Transmitted to the Congress
February 2016
economic
report

of the

president

transmitted to the congress
february 2016

together with

the annual report

of the

council of economic advisers
CONTENTS

ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS*. . . . 7

CHAPTER 1 INCLUSIVE GROWTH IN THE UNITED STATES. . . . . 21

CHAPTER 2 THE YEAR IN REVIEW AND THE YEARS AHEAD . . . 51

CHAPTER 3 THE GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC SITUATION. . . . 119

CHAPTER 4 INEQUALITY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD AND
EFFECTIVE PUBLIC POLICY INTERVENTIONS . . . . 153

CHAPTER 5 TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207

CHAPTER 6 T HE ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF INVESTING IN
U.S. INFRASTRUCTURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251

CHAPTER 7 THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COUNCIL OF
ECONOMIC ADVISERS.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291

REFERENCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331

APPENDIX A REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ON THE ACTIVITIES
OF THE COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS
DURING 2015. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381

APPENDIX B STATISTICAL TABLES RELATING TO INCOME,
EMPLOYMENT, AND PRODUCTION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395

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*For a detailed table of contents of the Council’s Report, see page 11.

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economic report

of the

president
economic report of the president

To the Congress of the United States:

When I took office, our Nation was in the midst of the worst
recession since the Great Depression. The economy was shedding 800,000
jobs a month. The auto industry was on the brink of collapse, and our
manufacturing sector was in decline. Many families were struggling to pay
their bills and make ends meet. Millions more saw their savings evaporate,
even as retirement neared.

Seven years later, thanks to the grit and determination of the
American people, the United States of America has rebuilt, reformed, and
emerged as the strongest, most durable economy in the world.

We are in the middle of the longest streak of private-sector job
creation in history: 14 million new jobs; the strongest two years of job
growth since the ‘90s; an unemployment rate cut in half. Manufacturing
has added 900,000 jobs in the past six years, and our auto industry just
had its best year of sales ever. We are less reliant on foreign oil than at any
point in the previous four decades. Nearly 18 million people have gained
health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, cutting the uninsured rate
to a record low. And we’ve done all this while dramatically cutting our
budget deficit.

In 2015, we continued to take steps forward, with strong job growth
and wages rising at their fastest rate in the recovery. Here in Washington,
Congress came together to pass a budget, secure long-term transportation
funding, reform education laws, and make tax cuts for working families
permanent.

So claims that America’s economy is in decline or that we haven’t
made progress are simply not true. What is true—and the reason that a

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