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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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Factsheet: What does the research say about the economics of paid leave?

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The consequences of job displacement for U.S. workers

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Expert Focus: Supporting women’s labor force participation to boost U.S. economic growth and recovery

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In Conversation

In Conversation with Jake Rosenfeld

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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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Women’s History Month: Systemic gender discrimination continues to harm working women amid the coronavirus recession

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JOLTS Day Graphs: January 2021 Edition

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New evidence on the success of gig-worker pay standards for ride-hail drivers

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The alignment of earnings in occupations and at U.S. workplaces increasingly exacerbates earnings inequality

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Consolidated Advantage: New Organizational Dynamics of Wage Inequality

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Four ways to understand the pay divide facing Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women

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Coronavirus Recession

Jobs report: a year into the coronavirus recession, employment losses have been greatest for Black women workers and Latinx workers

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: February 2021 Report Edition

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Research on race and consumption shows why racial disparities in Unemployment Insurance receipt are detrimental to economic recovery in the United States

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Honoring Black History Month: How the history of violence and systemic racism continue to impact economic outcomes for African Americans

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Executive action to combat wage theft against U.S. workers

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Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: Big Ag’s monopsony problem: How market dominance harms U.S. workers and consumers

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Experts on the issue

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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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Former Steering Committee

Janet L. Yellen

U.S. Department of the Treasury

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Elliott Ash

ETH Zurich

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