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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COVID-19 recession and ensuing economic recovery reveals why Unemployment Insurance fails to reach marginalized U.S. workers

FamiliesInequality & MobilityLabor
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Is moving to a new place key to upward mobility for U.S. workers and their families?

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
Vision 2020

Policies to strengthen our nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

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

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

FamiliesInequality & MobilityLabor
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Household insecurity matters for U.S. macroeconomic stability

Tax & MacroeconomicsInequality & MobilityFamilies

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Fostering academic research on U.S. economic impact payments that goes beyond the marginal propensity to consume

FamiliesTax & Macroeconomics
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Cyclical Demand Shifts and Cost of Living Inequality

FamiliesTax & Macroeconomics
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Recent Equitable Growth-funded research sheds light on the links between paid family and medical leave research and U.S. economic growth

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Implications of allowing U.S. employers to opt out of a payroll-tax-financed paid leave program

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Exploring the impact of automation and new technologies on the future of U.S. workers and their families

LaborInequality & MobilityFamilies
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Worker power and pay quality for young workers without a college degree in the United States

LaborInequality & MobilityFamilies
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Equitable Growth’s academic research and policy priorities shine through at Southern Economic Conference 2021

CompetitionLaborInequality & MobilityFamilies
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House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth

FamiliesInequality & Mobility
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Equitable Growth joins NewDEAL Leaders to discuss child care in the post-pandemic U.S. economy

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The impact of neighborhood disparities on intergenerational mobility and economic growth in the United States

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
Equitable Recovery

The economic evidence behind 10 policies in the Build Back Better Act

LaborTax & MacroeconomicsFamilies
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U.S. disability programs provide valuable benefits to low-income recipients across a range of health conditions

FamiliesTax & MacroeconomicsInequality & Mobility
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