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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How U.S. companies harm workers by making them independent contractors

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

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

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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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Do Teacher Strikes Make Parents Pro- or Anti-Labor? The Effects of Labor Unrest on Mass Attitudes

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Do social norms around pay influence the wage-setting behavior of firms?

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Disentangling gender gaps: New evidence from personnel records

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How U.S. companies harm workers by making them independent contractors

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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

CompetitionInequality & MobilityLabor
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U.S. women’s national soccer team wins its fourth World Cup. Is pay equity really close behind?

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

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Racial and Gender Wage Gaps: Overcoming Structural Barriers to Shared Growth

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For Father’s Day: Evidence from three countries on the importance of paid parental leave for new dads

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After Mother’s Day: Changes in mothers’ social programs over time

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