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[THIS TESTIMONY WAS GIVEN BEFORE THE JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE AND THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON JULY 23, 2008.]
How Much More Can Consumers Be Squeezed by Stagnant Income, Skyrocketing Household Costs, and Falling Home Prices?
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Jared Bernstein is Senior Economist at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.