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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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First Jobs Day report since the onset of the coronavirus recession exposes a U.S. labor market in crisis

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The long-term consequences of recessions for U.S. workers

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Susan Helper

Case Western Reserve University

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Hilary Wething

University of Washington

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Max Risch

Princeton University

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John Coglianese

Harvard University

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Martha Bailey

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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