David Evans

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a non-profit research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-backed ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth.

Equitable Recovery

Policy resources for investing in an equitable recovery

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Research & ideas


Paid sick time and paid family and medical leave support workers in different ways and are both good for the broader U.S. economy

TOPICS: Health, Paid Leave

Equitable Growth’s new efforts to foster more diversity in grantmaking and new pathways for scholars in the economics profession

Inequality & MobilityLabor

What happened to the federal minimum wage debate?

LaborInequality & Mobility

Understanding how U.S. workers can benefit from workplace automation and artificial intelligence

Inequality & Mobility

Fostering academic research on U.S. economic impact payments that goes beyond the marginal propensity to consume

FamiliesTax & Macroeconomics

Austerity policies in the United States caused ‘stagflation’ in the 1970s and would do so again today

Tax & Macroeconomics

Value Added

Looking for more? Check out Value Added, our blog that connects the dots between economic inequality and growth.

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A Visual Economy

Explore thousands of visuals produced by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth since the beginning of 2019.

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Elevating Research

Equitable Growth is committed to supporting rigorous research that advances what we know about equitable growth. We do that by funding original research from established academics and promising early career researchers.

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In the News

Working Papers

This series is a collection of original research by our grantees and other scholars highlighting the connections between inequality and economic growth.

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Building a community

Equitable Growth’s growing academic network includes scholars up and down the career ladder who seek to understand how to build a strong, stable, and equitable economy and who are engaged through our grant program, conferences, seminars, and academic and a policy outreach.

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