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

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The Effect of Political Power on Labor Market Inequality: Evidence from the 1965 Voting Rights Act

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Expert Focus: The consequences of economic inequality among Latinx groups in the United States

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What the coronavirus recession means for U.S. public-sector employment

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Wage discrimination and the exploitation of workers in the U.S. labor market

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College football’s inequality dilemma amid the coronavirus recession

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Women and the future of work in the United States

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Achieving universal paid family and medical leave in the United States

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Building worker power in the United States

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Reforming Unemployment Insurance across the United States

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Five ways to understand Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

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Expert Focus: The intersection of community and inequality

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