Families Economic Wellbeing
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.

Featured work

post

Testimony by Heather Boushey before the House Budget Committee

CompetitionFamiliesInequality & Mobility
Disaggregating Growth

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

FamiliesInequality & Mobility
post

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

Tax & MacroeconomicsFamiliesLabor
post

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

FamiliesInequality & MobilityLabor
report

Household insecurity matters for U.S. macroeconomic stability

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & MobilityFamilies
post

The effects of disability programs on financial outcomes in the United States

Tax & MacroeconomicsFamilies

Search

working paper

The Long-Term Effects of California’s 2004 Paid Family Leave Act on Women’s Careers: Evidence from U.S. Tax Data

FamiliesLabor
post

New paid leave research demonstrates challenge of balancing work and caregiving

FamiliesLabor
working paper

Do Teacher Strikes Make Parents Pro- or Anti-Labor? The Effects of Labor Unrest on Mass Attitudes

LaborFamilies
post

Testimony by Heather Boushey before the House Budget Committee

CompetitionFamiliesInequality & Mobility
grant

Understanding the effects of California’s paid family and medical leave law on inequality in labor market outcomes for older adults

Families
Disaggregating Growth

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

FamiliesInequality & Mobility
Connect with us!

Explore the Equitable Growth network of experts around the country and get answers to today's most pressing questions!

Get in Touch