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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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New Great Recession data suggest Congress should go big to spur a broad-based, sustained U.S. economic recovery

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Recession Ready

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Scott Duke Kominers

Harvard University

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Former Steering Committee

Janet L. Yellen

U.S. Department of the Treasury

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Juliana Londono-Velez

University of California, Los Angeles

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Nancy Birdsall

Center For Global Development

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Michael Ettlinger

University of New Hampshire

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