Topic Pay Equity

Equitable pay is a key piece of the ability of U.S. workers to share in the gains of economic growth. In order to understand how pay equity has been limited, Equitable Growth examines the role of gender, race and ethnicity, and other determinants of unequal pay that reduce individual earnings and constrain economic growth.

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

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Gender wage inequality in the United States: Causes and solutions to improve family well-being and economic growth

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The implications of U.S. gender and racial disparities in income and wealth inequality at each stage of the innovation process

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Interactive: Comparing wages within and across demographic groups in the United States

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Vision 2020

Race and the lack of intergenerational economic mobility in the United States

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Discriminatory penalties at the intersection of race and gender in the United States

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

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

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The wage divide for Black and Latinx workers goes deeper than a ‘skills gap’ or requiring more credentials

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Boosting Wages

Addressing gender and racial disparities in the U.S. labor market to boost wages and power innovation

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Improving U.S. labor standards and the quality of jobs to reduce the costs of employee turnover to U.S. companies

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Equitable Growth’s labor market experts deliver comment letter to U.S. Department of Labor on status of independent contractors

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Voting rights equal economic progress: The Voting Rights Act and U.S. economic inequality

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