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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

Boosting Wages

New Equitable Growth book presents broad structural changes to boost U.S. wages for more equitable and sustainable economic growth

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Boosting Wages

Sovereignty and improved economic outcomes for American Indians: Building on the gains made since 1990

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Boosting Wages

Addressing gender and racial disparities in the U.S. labor market to boost wages and power innovation

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Place-conscious federal policies to reduce regional economic disparities in the United States

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Understanding the macroeconomic consequences of rising income and wealth inequality in the United States

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Studying the impact of the U.S. safety net is vital to boosting human capital and improving worker well-being

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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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