May 15, 2019
Potholes can tell you a lot about inequality
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Plus: What consumer confidence can tell us about actual consumption and the legacy of Alice Rivlin, the founding director of the CBO.
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It offsets a big surge in retail sales in March.
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Credit the agency's founding director, Alice Rivlin, who died this week.