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


To fight falling U.S. intergenerational mobility, tackle economic inequality

Inequality & Mobility
Vision 2020

Vision 2020 conference probes inequality’s effects on the U.S. economy and policy changes to counteract them

Tax & Macroeconomics

‘OK, Boomer’: How millennials have been left behind in the recovery from the Great Recession


Antitrust remedies to the domination of digital platform technologies and the acquisition of nascent competitors

In Conversation

In Conversation with Fabian Pfeffer

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & Mobility

Higher education is not the U.S. mobility engine it could be because admissions practices are rigging the system

Inequality & MobilityFamilies

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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