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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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Retirement tax incentives supercharge the fortunes of wealthy Americans

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Recession Ready

Edited by Heather Boushey, Ryan Nunn, and Jay Shambaugh

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Scott Nelson

University of Chicago

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Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato

Duke University

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Max Risch

Carnegie Mellon University

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Laura Tyson

University of California, Berkeley

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John Schmitt

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

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