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Weekend reading: The July jobs report edition

Coronavirus Recession

The coronavirus recession and economic inequality: A roadmap to recovery and long-term structural change

LaborTax & MacroeconomicsInequality & Mobility
Coronavirus Recession

July jobs report: Coronavirus recession continues to hit Latinx workers in service jobs amid unprecedented U.S. labor market volatility

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: July 2020 Report Edition

LaborInequality & Mobility
Coronavirus Recession

Gaps in U.S. rural and urban economic growth widened in the post-Great Recession economy, with implications amid the coronavirus recession

Inequality & Mobility
Coronavirus Recession

Twenty-one policy resources to combat the coronavirus recession

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Brad DeLong: Worthy reads on equitable growth, July 28-August 3, 2020

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Weekend reading: Congress must pass additional coronavirus aid now edition

Coronavirus Recession

Testimony by Heather Boushey before the Joint Economic Committee on the Coronavirus Recession

FamiliesTax & MacroeconomicsLabor