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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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July jobs report: Coronavirus recession continues to hit Latinx workers in service jobs amid unprecedented U.S. labor market volatility

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Coronavirus Recession

New research on the Great Recession shows extended unemployment benefits insignificantly affect U.S. unemployment rates

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Coronavirus Recession

New research finds enhanced U.S. social insurance will be necessary until the coronavirus recession recedes

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Four graphs on U.S. occupational segregation by race, ethnicity, and gender

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Factsheet: How strong unions can restore workers’ bargaining power

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Fair work schedules for the U.S. economy and society: What’s reasonable, feasible, and effective

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Coronavirus Recession

The coronavirus recession and economic inequality: A roadmap to recovery and long-term structural change

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July jobs report: Coronavirus recession continues to hit Latinx workers in service jobs amid unprecedented U.S. labor market volatility

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: July 2020 Report Edition

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Twenty-one policy resources to combat the coronavirus recession

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Testimony by Heather Boushey before the Joint Economic Committee on the Coronavirus Recession

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Sleepwalking into depression: The economic response to COVID-19 in the United States

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Equitable Growth invests more than $250,000 to advance research on paid family and medical leave in the United States

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Employer-employee discordance in awareness and perceived accessibility of paid family and medical leave

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Employers and Paid Leave: Assessing the Interdependencies between State-level Mandates, Medical Leave, and Voluntary Provisions of Paid Leave

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Paid Family Leave and Work Eldercare Tradeoffs

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Access to Paid Caregiving and the Impact on Financial Security, Employment, and Public Program Use of Non-Elderly Adults in the United States

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Coronavirus Recession

New research on the Great Recession shows extended unemployment benefits insignificantly affect U.S. unemployment rates

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Emi Nakamura

University of California, Berkeley

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Owen Zidar

Princeton University

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Nick Bunker

Indeed

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John Majewski

University of California, Santa Barbara

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Janet Currie

Princeton University

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