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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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Main Street’s workers, families, and small businesses are now suffering as Wall Street prospers from policies to fight the coronavirus recession

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Get more money immediately to U.S. families and help them out of the coronavirus recession

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Equitable Growth announces record $1.07 million in research grants on inequality and broadly shared growth

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Racial and ethnic inequality in consumption smoothing

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Recessions during young adulthood and U.S. racial income inequality

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Workers’ bargaining power in the United States over time

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The innovation dividend of fiscal policy: the impact of defense spending on local innovation in U.S

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Place-based climate policy in the United States

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Recession Ready

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Umberto Muratori

Georgetown University

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London School of Economics

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University of California, Berkeley

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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University of Texas at Austin

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