The following is an excerpt from After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality, edited by J. Bradford DeLong, Heather Boushey, and Marshall Steinbaum and published by Harvard University Press: […]
Category: Research & Analysis
In this installment, Equitable Growth’s Executive Director and Chief Economist Heather Boushey talks to Brad DeLong of the University of California, Berkeley and Marshall Steinbaum of the Roosevelt Institute, her fellow editors of the soon-to-be-released...
The ability of minimum-wage policies in the United States to aid lower-income families depends on how they affect wage gains, potential job losses, and other sources of family income, including […]
In an interview with the Associated Press late last week, President Donald Trump said that he would release his tax plan tomorrow. Senior administration officials have subsequently walked back the […]
Equitable Growth in Conversation: an interview with William A. Darity Jr. (“Sandy”) of Duke University
Equitable Growth’s Research Director John Schmitt talks with economist William A. Darity Jr. (“Sandy”), the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, about the importance of stratification...
Overview The U.S. economy has a “market power” problem, notwithstanding our strong and extensive antitrust institutions. The surprising conjunction of the exercise of market power with well-established antitrust norms, precedents, […]
Do product innovations affect economic inequality? In a new working paper published today, I find that shifts in income distribution in the United States lead to product innovations that target […]
Editor’s note: An error has been identified in the piece below. A correction is being prepared and this page will be updated with a revised version of the piece when […]
The federal tax reform blueprint developed by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and his colleagues in the majority in the House of Representatives combines lower tax rates for […]
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 […]