Today marks African American women’s Equal Pay Day, which represents the day that black women must work to in 2017 to make the same amount of money that men (of […]
Nisha Chikhale is a Research Assistant at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, Nisha worked as a research assistant for the Experimental Economics Lab at the University of Maryland and interned for the U.S. Mission to The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France. Nisha earned both her B.A. in Economics and B.A. in French Language and Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park.
During the worst part of the Great Recession, virtually every segment of the U.S. economy was adversely affected. Employment losses were severe and unevenly distributed, making many likely to be […]
The analysis “Should the U.S. tax deduction for charitable contributions be more equitable?” contained errors that had been identified by Equitable Growth. Before the errors could be corrected, Congress enacted […]
The vast majority of children up and down the income scale grow up in dual-earner or single-parent homes. Without a parent who is able to care for children at home, […]
A new paper investigates whether changes in market demand faced by employers creates volatility in workers' earnings.
The analysis “U.S. homeownership tax policies are expensive and inequitable,” contained errors that had been identified by Equitable Growth. Before the errors could be corrected, Congress enacted major tax legislation […]
The New York Times ran a surprising graph last week showing that the current economic recovery has been bad for white workers but a boon for workers of color. When […]
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.
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth today will be hosting a workshop with some of the world's top scholars engaged in developing a system of distributional national accounts, or DINA.
Three recent papers take a closer look at the effects of greater consolidation in health services.