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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Age discrimination in the U.S. labor market is a major economic obstruction

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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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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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The importance of an expanded U.S. Unemployment Insurance system during the coronavirus recession

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What the historically low U.S. unemployment rate means for women workers

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Age discrimination in the U.S. labor market is a major economic obstruction

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The economic imperative of enacting paid family leave across the United States

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Addressing the need for affordable, high-quality early childhood care and education for all in the United States

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

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Unequally Insecure: Rising Black/White Disparities in Job Displacement, 1981-2017

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“Women’s Work-Life Economics”

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Minimum Wages and Racial Inequality

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The Long-Term Effects of California’s 2004 Paid Family Leave Act on Women’s Careers: Evidence from U.S. Tax Data

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New paid leave research demonstrates challenge of balancing work and caregiving

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