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

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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 intersectional wage divides faced by Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander women in the United States

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

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Addressing the ‘double gap’ faced by Black women in the U.S. economy

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

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Better data collection can help lift the LGBTQ+ community out of economic hardship in the United States

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How corporate governance strategies hurt worker power in the United States

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The Self-Taught Economy: Open Access and Inclusion in the Tech Industry

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Aggregate Costs of Workplace Sexual Harassment

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Do Labor Strikes Achieve Worker Demands? Understanding Strike Outcomes and Effectiveness

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Race and Outside Options: Evidence from U.S. Employer-Employee Data

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The Care Work System as a Fundamental Cause of Economic Inequalities

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LGBTQ+ Economic Data and Disparities: What We Still Need to Know

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Factsheet: What the research says about the economic impacts of reproductive care

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In Conversation

In Conversation with Lee Badgett

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TOPICS: Gender, Pay Equity
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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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