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In this installment, Equitable Growth’s Executive Director and Chief Economist Heather Boushey talks to Brad DeLong of the University of California, Berkeley and Marshall Steinbaum of the Roosevelt Institute, her fellow editors of the soon-to-be-released...
The ability of minimum-wage policies in the United States to aid lower-income families depends on how they affect wage gains, potential job losses, and other sources of family income, including […]
Equitable Growth in Conversation: an interview with William A. Darity Jr. (“Sandy”) of Duke University
Equitable Growth’s Research Director John Schmitt talks with economist William A. Darity Jr. (“Sandy”), the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, about the importance of stratification...
Overview The U.S. economy has a “market power” problem, notwithstanding our strong and extensive antitrust institutions. The surprising conjunction of the exercise of market power with well-established antitrust norms, precedents, […]
Do product innovations affect economic inequality? In a new working paper published today, I find that shifts in income distribution in the United States lead to product innovations that target […]
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Should Read: UC Berkeley: Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society: Othering & Belonging: “How Do We Think About, Talk About, and Give Birth to a World Where All […]
Must-Read: Mark Thoma: The Demand for Education: “One of the most rewarding parts of deciding to go online 12 years ago… http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2017/03/the-demand-for-education.html …has little to do with the things I […]
Must-Read: Sarah Kliff: Trump doesn’t know what’s in his health bill: “Either the president doesn’t understand the proposal — or isn’t telling the truth about it… http://www.vox.com/2017/4/30/15492354/trump-ahca-interview …President Trump gave […]
Must-Read: Jeremy Cliffe: On Twitter: Today’s FAZ Report on May’s Disastrous Dinner with Juncker https://twitter.com/JeremyCliffe/status/858810953353367552: “Today’s FAZ report on May’s disastrous dinner with Juncker… …briefed by senior Commission sources-is absolutely […]
Adam Tooze: Reviewing ‘How Will Capitalism End?’ by Wolfgang Streeck: “Streeck draws urgent practical conclusions… https://www.lrb.co.uk/v39/n01/adam-tooze/a-general-logic-of-crisis Heather Boushey, Brad DeLong and Marshall Steinbaum: Equitable Growth in Conversation: Marshall Steinbaum: “I […]