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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The Impact of Paid Sick Leave Mandates on Women’s Employment, Income, and Economic Security

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School-to-Work Pathway and Racial/Ethnic Inequality among College Graduates

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The Effect of Government Safety Enforcement on Workers: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data

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Finding Work with Carceral Credentials: Peril and Paradox

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Power and Dignity in Low-Wage Labor Markets: Evidence from Wal-Mart Workers

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Voices of Home-Based Providers: Perspectives from the Early Childhood Field

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NBER Summer Institute 2021 Round-up: Week 3

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What recent data-driven research can tell policymakers about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

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Equitable Recovery

The future of work and worker power post-COVID a key topic at the 2021 Labor and Employment Relations Association annual conference

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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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Equitable Recovery

Factsheet: What does the research say about care infrastructure?

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Expert Focus

Expert Focus: Supporting women’s labor force participation to boost U.S. economic growth and recovery

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