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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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Employer concentration suppresses wages for several million U.S. workers: antitrust and labor market regulators should respond

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Boosting Wages

Collective bargaining as a path to more equitable wage growth in the United States

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Transforming U.S. supply chains to create good jobs

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Boosting Wages

Strategic enforcement and co-enforcement of U.S. labor standards are needed to protect workers through the coronavirus recession

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Wage discrimination and the exploitation of workers in the U.S. labor market

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Women and the future of work in the United States

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Employer concentration suppresses wages for several million U.S. workers: antitrust and labor market regulators should respond

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Employer Concentration and Outside Options

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Boosting Wages

New Equitable Growth book presents broad structural changes to boost U.S. wages for more equitable and sustainable economic growth

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Foreword: Boosting Wages for U.S. Workers in the New Economy

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Broad structural change is needed to boost wages in a U.S. economy that is more equitable to produce strong, sustainable economic growth

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Boosting Wages

Strategic enforcement and co-enforcement of U.S. labor standards are needed to protect workers through the coronavirus recession

Labor
TOPICS: 1
TOPICS: Minimum Wage
Boosting Wages

Transforming U.S. supply chains to create good jobs

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Boosting Wages

Boosting wages when U.S. labor markets are not competitive

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Boosting Wages

Collective bargaining as a path to more equitable wage growth in the United States

LaborTax & Macroeconomics
Boosting Wages

U.S. labor markets require a new approach to higher education

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Boosting Wages

Public investments in social insurance, education, and child care can overcome market failures to promote family and economic well-being

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Targeting business tax incentives to realize U.S. wage growth

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Stefanie Stantcheva

Harvard University

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Kate Bronfenbrenner

Cornell University

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Jesse Rothstein

University of California, Berkeley

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Janet L. Yellen

Brookings Institution

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Elliott Ash

ETH Zurich

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