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.


How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do About It, by Heather Boushey

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Research & ideas

Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: The states’ view of vertical merger guidelines in U.S. antitrust enforcement

Vision 2020

Race and the lack of intergenerational economic mobility in the United States

Inequality & MobilityLabor

Equitable Growth launches Vision 2020 book with discussion of research and policy ideas

CompetitionInequality & MobilityLabor
In Conversation

In Conversation with Adia Harvey Wingfield

Inequality & MobilityLabor

Request for Proposals on Paid Family and Medical Leave


Factsheet: The PRO Act addresses income inequality by boosting the organizing power of U.S. workers


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 Media

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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