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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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Mitigating the impact of wildfires on homes is critical to improving U.S. economic outcomes

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Retirement tax incentives supercharge the fortunes of wealthy Americans

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Austerity policies in the United States caused ‘stagflation’ in the 1970s and would do so again today

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In Conversation

In Conversation with Carlos Fernando Avenancio-León

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Net worth taxes: What they are and how they work

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A Goldilocks Theory of Fiscal Deficits

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Why the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is good economics

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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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Recent working paper explores connection between capital investment and labor demand in the United States

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Child care costs are going to rise, but policymakers can help U.S. families manage these increases

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Mitigating the impact of wildfires on homes is critical to improving U.S. economic outcomes

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Testimony by Michelle Holder before the Joint Economic Committee on robust government investments

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Modeling future economic damages from climate change is an important and underdeveloped area of research

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Understanding Climate Damages: Consumption versus Investment

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Retirement tax incentives supercharge the fortunes of wealthy Americans

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Equitable Recovery

The American Rescue Plan helped U.S. families amid the coronavirus pandemic and provides a roadmap for policymakers today

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Fostering academic research on U.S. economic impact payments that goes beyond the marginal propensity to consume

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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

Research Advisory Board

Mark Zandi

Moody's Analytics

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Guest Author

Salvatore Morelli

University of Oxford

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Grantee

Samir Sonti

CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies

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Scholar

Umberto Muratori

Georgetown University

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Grantee

Neil Mehrotra

The Department of the Treasury

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