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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Vision 2020: Evidence for a Stronger Economy

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Public investment is crucial to strengthening U.S. economic growth and tackling inequality

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In Conversation with Gabriel Zucman

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The Federal Reserve’s new Distributional Financial Accounts provide telling data on growing U.S. wealth and income inequality

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

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The National Economic Association and the American Society of Hispanic Economists work to diversify and strengthen economics research

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The death of the Phillips Curve is the time to lift up new economic indicators

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The once and future role of strikes in ensuring U.S. worker power

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Unbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do About It (Invitation only)

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Equitable Growth invests $1.064 million in advancing research on inequality and growth

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The Federal Reserve’s new Distributional Financial Accounts provide telling data on growing U.S. wealth and income inequality

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