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

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JOLTS Day Graphs: August 2019 Report Edition

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

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What kind of labor organizations do U.S. workers want?

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The death of the Phillips Curve is the time to lift up new economic indicators

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New research shows California Paid Family Leave reduces poverty

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

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What Explains Race/Ethnic Inequality in Job Quality in the Service Sector?

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Parental Exposure to Routine Work Schedule Uncertainty and Child Behavior

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

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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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