The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is excited to introduce our 2016 round of grantees.
Bridget Ansel is a writer and editor at Equitable Growth. Prior to joining the team, Bridget worked as a research assistant for the Georgetown University History Department and held internships at the Treasury Department and with Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). Bridget graduated from Georgetown University with degrees in History and Government.
A few graphs from Equitable Growth's recent report, Overworked America, which examines the causes and consequences of long work hours.
The Department of Labor is set to issue a final ruling to expand the Fair Labor Standard Act’s overtime coverage today, making salaried workers earning up to $47,476 a year eligible for time-and-a-half pay if...
When it comes to tackling the United States’ large and growing achievement gap between high- and low-income children, today’s education policy entrepreneurs have increasingly adopted an accountability-and-evaluation mindset. Well-known policies […]
A new working paper analyzing female educational attainment across three generations concludes that the connection between a grandmother’s and granddaughter’s educational attainment is much stronger than previously assumed.
Money may not be able to buy happiness, but it may have significant effects on children’s mental health and personality traits—particularly for our country’s most vulnerable kids.
A new OECD paper suggests that the United States’ failure to implement federal paid family leave policies isn’t just hurting individual families and children.
It’s no secret that Americans are working harder than ever. But new research examines another aspect of our work-devoted culture: the tendency to work “strange hours,” or nights and weekends.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit late last month reinstated a U.S. Department of Labor regulation that gives minimum wage and overtime protection to home care workers. […]