Value Added – A blog

Our blog is the place where our staff and guest bloggers present clear, fact-based posts that make the connections between economic inequality and growth for the broad policy community and journalists based on the latest academic research.

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Expert Focus: Scholars researching how Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities navigate the U.S. economy, labor market, and society

Inequality & Mobility
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The impact of different inflationary pressures due to income inequality and racial disparities in the United States today

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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Common ownership in the U.S. economy

Competition
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Developing a research agenda on racial and gender equity in the pandemic-era U.S. labor market

FamiliesInequality & MobilityLabor
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New research explains how better-quality work schedules increase U.S. retail workers’ productivity and store profits

Labor
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New research shows Fair Workweek laws ensure workers have more predictable schedules without sacrificing their hours worked

Labor
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Recent working paper explores connection between capital investment and labor demand in the United States

LaborTax & Macroeconomics
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Three observations from the kick-off of a new consensus study by the National Academy of Sciences on measuring U.S. economic inequality

Inequality & Mobility
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Child care costs are going to rise, but policymakers can help U.S. families manage these increases

FamiliesTax & MacroeconomicsLabor