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.

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Executive Action to Spur Equitable Growth

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Research & ideas


Sameera Fazili and Mary Beth Maxwell join Equitable Growth’s Board of Directors

CompetitionFamiliesInequality & MobilityLaborTax & Macroeconomics

New evidence shows that limiting a tax break for highly leveraged firms doesn’t hurt the U.S. economy

Tax & Macroeconomics

New evidence suggests that receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program facilitates work in the long run

Inequality & MobilityFamiliesLabor

The consequences of U.S. hospital consolidation on local economies, healthcare providers, and patients

TOPICS: Concentration

What the minimum wage can tell us about the future of the U.S. child care system

FamiliesInequality & Mobility

What recent research says about the benefits of labor strikes and growing worker power for broader U.S. economic growth

LaborInequality & MobilityFamilies

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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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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