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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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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Expert Focus: Advancing our understanding of new technologies and the future of work

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Equitable Growth’s academic research and policy priorities shine through at Southern Economic Conference 2021

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Jobs report: November posted weaker-than-expected job gains while visa backlogs could dampen further U.S. employment growth

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

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October U.S. Jobs report: Employment growth picked up steam last month

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Problems in the U.S. care sectors risk holding back the economic recovery amid another month of disappointing job gains

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Do US Firms Have an Incentive to Comply with the FLSA and the NLRA?

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August Jobs Report: Uncertainty and teacher shortages loom over the new school year

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Minimum Wages and Employment Composition

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