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.

Coronavirus Recession

Policy resources for the coronavirus recession

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Research & ideas

Coronavirus Recession

Addressing long-term U.S. unemployment requires confronting the stigma against the unemployed amid the coronavirus recession

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The rising number of U.S. households with burdensome student debt calls for a federal response

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
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Labor in the Boardroom: A Model for the United States?

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Voting rights equal economic progress: The Voting Rights Act and U.S. economic inequality

Inequality & MobilityLabor
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Can policymakers reverse the unequal decline in middle-age U.S. homeownership rates?

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & MobilityFamilies
Coronavirus Recession

Labor organizations and Unemployment Insurance: A virtuous circle supporting U.S. workers’ voices and reducing disparities in benefits

Labor

Value Added – A blog

Our daily go-to source for the latest academic research on economic inequality and growth for Capitol Hill and statehouse policy staffers, journalists, and the broader policy community

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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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