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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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The impact of different inflationary pressures due to income inequality and racial disparities in the United States today

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Recession Ready

Edited by Heather Boushey, Ryan Nunn, and Jay Shambaugh

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Mark Zandi

Moody's Analytics

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Salvatore Morelli

University of Oxford

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Samir Sonti

CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies

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Umberto Muratori

Georgetown University

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Neil Mehrotra

The Department of the Treasury

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