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Equitable Growth supports research and policy analysis on how unequal access to care, 21st century work-life policies, and education undermines stable, broad-based economic growth.

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Just as investment in physical capital is an important driver of economic growth, investment in human capital is key to the health of the economy as a whole, as well as family wellbeing. Equitable Growth supports research to better understand how unequal access to supportive environments, quality education, and other human capital development opportunities not only drives unequal outcomes for families but also undermines future economic growth.

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In Conversation with Janet Currie

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

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After Mother’s Day: Changes in mothers’ social programs over time

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TOPICS: Health, Pay Equity
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How corporate headquarters could support store managers in providing predictable work schedules

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What does the research tell us about how best to design paid leave policies?

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Economist Currie’s research on early childhood care and education highlights the need for a national childcare policy

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Finding Time

The Economics of Work-Life Conflict

By Heather Boushey

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Greg Duncan

University of California, Irvine

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Matthew Rognlie

Northwestern University

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Justine Hastings

Brown University

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Rebecca Ryan

Georgetown University

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John Schmitt

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

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