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


How to stop a recession by strengthening income supports in the United States

FamiliesTax & MacroeconomicsLabor

Policymakers tackling inflation can’t overlook the impact of higher interest rates on the U.S. child care market

FamiliesTax & Macroeconomics

The economic evidence behind the Inflation Reduction Act and why it will boost strong, broad-based economic growth

Inequality & MobilityFamiliesTax & Macroeconomics

The inequitable consequences of ‘heat islands’ within the metropolitan areas of the United States and what to do about it

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics

Taxing the rich: The effect of tax reform and the COVID-19 pandemic on tax flight among U.S. millionaires

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & Mobility

A primer on monopsony power: Its causes, consequences, and implications for U.S. workers and economic growth

TOPICS: Monopsony

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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