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


Honoring Black History Month: How the history of violence and systemic racism continue to impact economic outcomes for African Americans

Inequality & MobilityLabor

Executive action to combat wage theft against U.S. workers


Expert Focus: Diversifying the economics profession

Inequality & Mobility

Executive action to reform the cost-benefit analysis of U.S. tax regulations

Tax & Macroeconomics
Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: Big Ag’s monopsony problem: How market dominance harms U.S. workers and consumers


2021 Request for Proposals

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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