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Equitable Growth supports research and policy analysis on how inequalities in wages, bargaining power, and the evolving labor market affect workers’ economic security and opportunity as well as broad-based economic growth.

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Too many workers have been left behind as the benefits of growth increasingly accrue to those at the top of the income and wealth distribution. Equitable Growth supports research to improve our understanding of what is driving these trends, who is affected, and what policies can boost wages for all workers, provide for safe and equitable workplaces, develop pathways for upward mobility, and encourage stronger economic growth and stability.

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‘OK, Boomer’: How millennials have been left behind in the recovery from the Great Recession

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How U.S. workers’ just-in-time schedules perpetuate racial and ethnic inequality

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JOLTS Day Graphs: September 2019 Report Edition

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New paid leave research demonstrates challenge of balancing work and caregiving

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Schooled by strikes: How strikes shape workers’ views about the U.S. labor movement

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Uncertain Time: Precarious Schedules and Job Turnover in the U.S. Service Sector

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: November 2019 Report Edition

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‘OK, Boomer’: How millennials have been left behind in the recovery from the Great Recession

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Did Timing Matter? Life Cycle Differences in Effects of Exposure to the Great Recession

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

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New paid leave research demonstrates challenge of balancing work and caregiving

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JOLTS Day Graphs: September 2019 Report Edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: October 2019 Report Edition

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Testimony by Kate Bahn before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee

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Schooled by strikes: How strikes shape workers’ views about the U.S. labor movement

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

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Who Cares if Parents have Unpredictable Work Schedules?: The Association between Just-in-Time Work Schedules and Child Care Arrangements

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Hard Times: Routine Schedule Unpredictability and Material Hardship among Service Sector Workers

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Suresh Naidu

Columbia University

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Carlos Avenancio

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Devah Pager

Harvard University

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Kevin Rinz

U.S. Census Bureau

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Joan C. Williams

University of California, Hastings College of Law

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