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.

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Testimony by Heather Boushey before the House Budget Committee

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

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Examining the relationship between caregiving and work productivity loss among employed family caregivers of older adults

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Evaluating the Philadelphia Fair Workweek Standard to identify the consequences of scheduling regulation on workers and families

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

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Paid family care leave

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

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How corporate headquarters could support store managers in providing predictable work schedules

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