Topic Economic Inequality

Economic inequality is the unequal distribution of income and wealth and it has been rising in the United States in recent decades. Questions about whether and how this rise in inequality affects economic growth and stability are fundamental to Equitable Growth’s work, which explores how economic inequality impacts individuals and families across a wide range of issues, and what policies might address these challenges.

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In Conversation with Gabriel Zucman

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The implications of U.S. gender and racial disparities in income and wealth inequality at each stage of the innovation process

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How U.S. companies harm workers by making them independent contractors

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In Conversation with Janet Currie

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Gender wage inequality in the United States: Causes and solutions to improve family well-being and economic growth

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Paid family care leave is a missing piece in the U.S. social insurance system

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In Conversation

In Conversation with Gabriel Zucman

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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How U.S. companies harm workers by making them independent contractors

Inequality & MobilityLabor
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How and why innovation in the United States must diversify

CompetitionInequality & Mobility
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The implications of U.S. gender and racial disparities in income and wealth inequality at each stage of the innovation process

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For Juneteenth: A look at economic racial inequality between white and black Americans

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Why it’s important to pay attention to distributional consequences of economic policies

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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