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 Mehrsa Baradaran

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The logistics of a reparations program in the United States

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Eight graphs that tell the story of U.S. economic inequality

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A plan for equitable climate policy in the United States

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

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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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In Conversation with Erica Groshen

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Dispatch from EconCon 2021: Addressing racial and gender stratification in the U.S. economy is key to an equitable and sustainable recovery

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Supporting American Indian tribal sovereignty boosts economic outcomes for those on reservation lands

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Problems in the U.S. care sectors risk holding back the economic recovery amid another month of disappointing job gains

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Equitable Growth Presents: Opportunities and challenges of real-time economic measurement

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Supporting tribal sovereignty and resilience for American Indians in the 21st century

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Measuring economic outcomes for all U.S. workers and their families will hold policymakers accountable to creating broad-based growth

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Equitable Growth president and CEO addresses conference attendees in first public appearance

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Equitable Growth welcomes two new Dissertation Scholars for 2021–22 academic year

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A cost-benefit analysis of The American Families Plan’s proposed investment in a nationwide public preschool program

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In Conversation with Carlos Fernando Avenancio-León

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Equitable Growth’s 2021 policy conference features key speakers and panelists discussing inclusive U.S. economic growth after the coronavirus recession

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