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This issue brief explores the role that women’s added work hours and earnings play in families across income and race and ethnicity in the United States.
Heather Boushey and Byron Auguste, Managing Director of Opportunity@Work, discuss current problems with the labor market, how the problems may be mostly on the demand side, and how we might “rewire” the labor market.
Over the past four decades, women’s increased earnings and work hours have been essential as American families seek to find and maintain economic security.
School resources play a major role in student achievement, and finance reforms can effect major reductions in inequality between high- and low-income school districts.
The family is the building block of our economy. So why do we make it so hard for today’s families to balance home and work?
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Get the data we used to create the interactive graphics accompanying the report, "The benefits and costs of investing in early childhood education." All data is available at the state level.
Research is increasingly demonstrating that investments in education provide significant benefits to children, families, and society as a whole, accelerating economic growth and promoting opportunity over time. This study describes and analyzes the benefits and...
This new study addresses a key challenge confronting the United States—how to promote both widely shared and faster economic growth. It does so by analyzing and describing the effects of […]
Must-read: Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren: “The Impacts of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility: Childhood Exposure Effects and County-Level Estimates”
Must-Read: Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren: The Impacts of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility: Childhood Exposure Effects and County-Level Estimates: “Studying more than five million families who move across counties in […]
Must-Read: Adam Smith’s “Invisible Hand” argument. It’s not “markets are good”. It is, instead, two moves: Complicated processes involving the interactions of large numbers of humans have emergent properties and […]
It is now six years since Olivier Blanchard called for “outlining the contours of a new macroeconomic policy framework”. Yet what is that framework? Where is it? Who outlines it? […]
Required reading from Ben Thompson, Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, and others.