Policy Director

Summary:

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a research and grantmaking organization that engages with academics and policymakers to better understand and address the effects of economic inequality on economic growth and stability. Important parts of Equitable Growth’s mission include grantmaking to academic economists and other social scientists that supports new research on inequality and growth, programming that brings the academic and policy communities together, and communications work that makes research accessible to the policy community. Equitable Growth has developed a large and growing network of grantees and affiliated scholars investigating whether and how inequality affects economic growth and stability and what options policymakers have to address this dynamic.

Equitable Growth has an immediate opening for a Policy Director. The Policy Director will be a leader who executes on our goal of elevating policy-relevant research and provides guidance within the policy community in Washington, D.C. on whether and how inequality affects economic growth and stability. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the cross-team efforts to connect the research from the scholars in our network with a broader audience in order to inform and shape today’s policy debates. Equitable Growth currently prioritizes elevating research in six policy issue areas—taxation, family economic security, governance and institutions, macroeconomics, wages, and administrative data analysis.

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Post-Doctoral Scholar

Summary:

This new two-year Post-Doctoral Scholar position is a unique opportunity to conduct academic research in a policy-focused environment. We are looking for a scholar with expertise in economic inequality, growth, public finance, taxation, industrial organization, macroeconomics, or racial and gender inequality. The successful candidate will divide time equally between pursuing their own academic research interests in areas related to our mission and supporting our academic grants program and related activities.

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Economist

Summary:

We have an immediate opening for an economist with expertise in public finance, taxation, industrial organization, macroeconomics, or racial and gender inequality. The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a non-profit, non-partisan grant-making and research center dedicated to exploring the relationship between economic inequality and economic growth in the United States.

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