Category: Research & Analysis
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.
AP Images This article is part of our series: Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. About the authors: Kyle Herkenhoff is an assistant professor of economics at the […]
AP Images This article is part of our series: Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. About the author: Abigail Wozniak is an associate professor of economics at the […]