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

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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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Factsheet: Unemployment Insurance and why the effect of work disincentives is greatly overstated amid the coronavirus recession

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Expert Focus: Leading Black scholars on U.S. economic inequality and growth (Part 2)

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A college degree is not the solution to U.S. wage inequality

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Child care is essential for working parents, but is the industry ready and safe to reopen?

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Did the Paycheck Protection Program work for small businesses across the United States?

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How racial and gendered pay discrimination persists under monopsony in the United States

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Americans want green spending in federal coronavirus recession relief packages

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The United States needs a new Works Progress Administration to overcome the coronavirus recession

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Coronavirus Recession

Latest jobs report for June reveals pre-existing inequality in U.S. labor market worsening amid coronavirus recession

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Experts discuss transformative ideas for 2020 U.S. economic policy debate at Vision 2020 event

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

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Suresh Naidu

Columbia University

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Carlos Avenancio

Indiana University, Bloomington

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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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