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

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Addressing the ‘double gap’ faced by Black women in the U.S. economy

LaborTax & MacroeconomicsInequality & Mobility
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Jobs report: November posted weaker-than-expected job gains while visa backlogs could dampen further U.S. employment growth

Inequality & MobilityLabor
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The telling connection between affirmative action litigation, the racial composition of U.S. police forces, and the level of police killings of civilians

Inequality & Mobility
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The impact of neighborhood disparities on intergenerational mobility and economic growth in the United States

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
Equitable Recovery

The economic evidence behind 10 policies in the Build Back Better Act

LaborTax & MacroeconomicsFamilies
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U.S. disability programs provide valuable benefits to low-income recipients across a range of health conditions

FamiliesTax & MacroeconomicsInequality & Mobility

A Visual Economy

Explore thousands of visuals produced by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth since the beginning of 2019.

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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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