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


A note from incoming Equitable Growth President and CEO Michelle Holder

Inequality & Mobility

What recent data-driven research can tell policymakers about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Inequality & MobilityLabor

NBER Summer Institute 2021 Round-up: Week 3

LaborInequality & MobilityFamilies
Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: Congress needs to restore the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to seek monetary remedies when companies break the law

Expert Focus

Expert Focus: From academia to the administration, Equitable Growth scholars transition to executive branch

CompetitionLaborTax & MacroeconomicsInequality & Mobility

Excessive heat harms U.S. workers unequally as the safety risks from climate change soar


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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