Which U.S. state has the lowest life expectancy? Which congressional district has the highest high school dropout rate? The surprising answers to these questions can be found in “The Measure of America,” a new report that measures the American standard of living. Sarah Burd-Sharps explains how we’ve missed the fundamentals in the search of the American dream.
Guest: Sarah Burd-Sharps, co-author of “The Measure of America: American Human Development Report: 2008-2009” and co-director of the Social Science Research Center project.