Category: Research & Analysis
Many workers in care industries, such as health, education, and social services, are motivated by a genuine concern for those they tend to, creating what social scientists refer to as […]
The two largest tax policies that promote homeownership in the United States under the current tax code are the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction and the Real Estate Tax Deduction. The […]
The limits of monetary policy during the Great Recession pushed fiscal policy back to the forefront of macroeconomic policy discussions in the United States. Yet empirical estimates of the effects […]
Every parent hopes that their children will have a better standard of living than their own: it is a defining feature of the American Dream. Yet this opportunity is fading […]
The bottom half of the income distribution in the United States has been completely shut off from economic growth since the 1970s
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.