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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What recent data-driven research can tell policymakers about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

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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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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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Developing a research agenda on racial and gender equity in the pandemic-era U.S. labor market

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Jobs report: Amid continued job gains, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander workers experience the U.S. labor market in different and often hidden ways

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In Conversation

In Conversation with Cecilia Conrad

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Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson will bring new perspectives on mass incarceration to U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence

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Expert Focus

Expert Focus: Feminist economists studying women’s roles and contributions to the U.S. economy

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Revisiting timely research that explores U.S. intersectional wage gaps amid Women’s History Month

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Equitable Recovery

February Jobs Day report: U.S. employment growth is still strong, but some care sector workers are being left behind

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African American men and the U.S. labor market during recessions and economic recoveries

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January Jobs report: U.S. employment growth surpasses expectations, but it is essential to boost job quality in manufacturing

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Equitable Growth’s new efforts to foster more diversity in grantmaking and new pathways for scholars in the economics profession

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Jobs Report: U.S. employment growth sped up in December, but the leisure and hospitality industry is far from recovered

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Exploring the impact of automation and new technologies on the future of U.S. workers and their families

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