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Taking a closer look at the Child Tax Credit, the second-largest provision in the U.S. tax code (after the Earned Income Tax Credit) benefiting families with children.
New analysis by Emmanuel Saez looks at the effects of the 2013 federal income tax increase on the behavior of top income earners.
“Equitable Growth in Conversation” is a recurring series where we talk with economists and other social scientists to help us better understand whether and how economic inequality affects economic growth and stability.
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is proud to introduce Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. This series of essays serves as a guide to the two presidential […]
Overview Many workers in the United States are at the mercy of unpredictable scheduling practices, often facilitated by new technologies where computer algorithms create employee schedules based on projected consumer […]
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Must-Read: Tony Judt (1994): The New Old Nationalism: “Québecois today have few of the grievances expressed thirty years ago, when the region was economically depressed and its language and culture […]
Should-Read: Miriam Burstein: Two Cheers for Academic Blogging?: “The most important changes, it seems to me, have taken place outside individual university folds, not within… …Blogging has helped some academics […]
I find myself thinking of Ludger Schuknecht’s very powerful and apposite comments about just what, even if you believe–as I do–that there are substantial spillovers for Germany and for the […]
This is a weekly post we publish on Fridays with links to articles that touch on economic inequality and growth. The first section is a round-up of what Equitable Growth […]
Must-Read: Tony Yates: The Perceived-Grievance-Wrong-Headed Sop Vortex: “A desire to respond to the perceived grievances of those who voted to give incumbent governments a kick… …But in so far as […]