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Topic Economic Wellbeing

Economic policy often focuses on metrics of economic growth, such as GDP, that don’t capture the many other ways policies impact the wellbeing of communities, families, and individuals across the country. Equitable Growth highlights relevant, cross-cutting work that enhances our understanding of how economic policy impacts not just economic growth but also families’ wellbeing.

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Vision 2020

Policies to strengthen our nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

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New Equitable Growth Request for Proposals for scholars planning cutting-edge research on paid family and medical leave

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Disaggregating Growth

Newly released U.S. poverty statistics show that recent economic growth is not broadly shared

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Planning for the next recession by reforming U.S. automatic stabilizers

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

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Household insecurity matters for U.S. macroeconomic stability

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Coronavirus Recession

Green stimulus, not dirty bailouts, is the smart investment strategy during the coronavirus recession

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Labor Markets

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

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Coronavirus Recession

Expert Focus: Equity and Well-Being During the Coronavirus Recession

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Paid medical leave research

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Past Event

Webinar: Fighting the coronavirus recession and the path forward

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Coronavirus Recession

Two significant U.S. macroeconomic needs to consider amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Coronavirus Recession

Rescuing small businesses to fight the coronavirus recession and prevent further economic inequality in the United States

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Coronavirus Recession

The three ways fiscal policy can be used to fight COVID-19 and the coronavirus recession

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Coronavirus Recession

U.S. economic policy principles for confronting the coronavirus recession

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working paper

An SEIR Infectious Disease Model with Testing and Conditional Quarantine

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Coronavirus Recession

How the coronavirus pandemic is harming family well-being for U.S. low-wage workers

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Coronavirus Recession

Getting money urgently to low-wage U.S. workers

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