Johnson will write a series of papers examining the national measures of income and consumption in order to determine whether such measures are effective gauges of economic well-being and inequality. He will analyze the different levels of measurement error in diverse survey data, including the Consumer Expenditure Survey, Current Population Survey, National Income and Product Accounts, and linked survey and administrative income data available at the Census Research Data Center.


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