A new working paper finds that workers would be willing to forgo a remarkable 20 percent in wages—one fifth of their paycheck—in order to avoid jobs in which the jobs required irregular schedules with evening...
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 new working paper finds that households experience a significant decline in economic well-being in the time around a birth.
A young woman entering the job market today anywhere around the globe can expect to work on average four years more than her male counterpart over a lifetime, according to a new report.
A new working paper finds that the growth in older women’s increased labor force participation is overwhelmingly driven by those working full-time.
A new working paper from Equitable Growth looks specifically at the health and well-being of workers who work unpredictable and variable hours.
A growing number of Americans are grappling with unpredictable, constantly shifting schedules.
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 […]
A new paper by NYU Law Professor David Kamin contends that it is possible to expand and reform wealth taxes in a way that not only increases government revenue but does so without affecting overall...
As U.S. policymakers weigh the consequences of a higher minimum wage at the national level, a look at the experiences of other nations demonstrates that the minimum wage is one of many elements that affect...
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is excited to introduce our 2016 round of grantees.