We at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and much of the economics blogosphere have given substantial attention to the recent work on mobility in the United States by Harvard […]
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Family-Friendly Policies Can Be Linked to Greater Economic Mobility Among Single Mothers
Gary Burtless of the Brookings Institution takes issue with widely publicized findings that income inequality in the United States has reached the level that prevailed in the 1920s, when the […]
From providing access to high-quality education and health care for all children, to helping ensure parents who work can rise above poverty, as a society, we must consider our role in supporting every child’s ability...
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Recent Data Indicate that Extended Benefits Would Support Displaced Workers and Keep Them in the Job Market with Minimal Impact on Job Finding Rates
Now, “Capital in the 21st Century” expands our knowledge about global inequality. The data alone is a seminal contribution to economics that is a good thing no matter what you think of how he interprets...
As a critical driver of economic growth, women need polices that expand workforce opportunities.