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A strong economy is one that operates at its potential and delivers a high standard of living to the entire population. Monetary, fiscal, and tax policy all play important roles in determining the level and distribution of income, wealth, and other, broader measures of economic wellbeing. Equitable Growth promotes research to improve our understanding of how these policy tools can ensure the economy works for everyone, and reduce the impact of economic downturns.

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In Conversation with Fabian Pfeffer

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New board member Mehrsa Baradaran brings expertise on economic inequality and the racial wealth gap

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Public Policy Implications of the Millennial Wealth Gap

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Taxing wealth by taxing investment income: An introduction to mark-to-market taxation

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In Conversation with Gabriel Zucman

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Net worth taxes: What they are and how they work

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Targeted Debt Relief and the Origins of Financial Distress: Experimental Evidence from Distressed Credit Card Borrowers

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Vision 2020

Vision 2020 conference probes inequality’s effects on the U.S. economy and policy changes to counteract them

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Heterogeneity and Persistence in Returns to Wealth

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In Conversation with Fabian Pfeffer

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New board member Mehrsa Baradaran brings expertise on economic inequality and the racial wealth gap

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Vision 2020

Equitable Growth hosts Vision 2020 Conference in Washington, highlighting connection between economic inequality and growth

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Public Policy Implications of the Millennial Wealth Gap

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Why a wealth tax in the United States might increase efficiency

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Use It or Lose It: Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation

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Public investment is crucial to strengthening U.S. economic growth and tackling inequality

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Economic inequality matters for Federal Reserve monetary policymaking

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Low interest rates can dampen competition and hurt productivity growth

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Recession Ready

Recession Ready

Edited by Heather Boushey, Ryan Nunn, and Jay Shambaugh

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Experts on the issue

Grantee

Scott Duke Kominers

Harvard University

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Grantee

Atif Mian

Princeton University

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Steering Committee

Janet L. Yellen

Brookings Institution

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Grantee

Juliana Londoño-Vélez

University of California, Berkeley

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Research Advisory Board

Nancy Birdsall

Center for Global Development

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