Sam Abbott
Sam Abbott

Senior Policy Analyst

Equitable Growth

Sam Abbott is a family economic security senior policy analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Before joining Equitable Growth, Abbott was a child welfare and juvenile justice researcher and consultant at Child Trends and Georgetown University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform. He received an M.P.P. from Georgetown University and a B.A. from Bard College.

Authored By Sam Abbott

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What is social infrastructure, and how does it support economic growth in the United States?

FamiliesLabor
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Railway negotiations highlight the importance of paid sick time for U.S. workers and the broader economy

LaborFamilies
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Policymakers can still use American Rescue Plan funds to bolster the U.S. child care system and ensure it has a strong future

FamiliesTax & Macroeconomics
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Policymakers tackling inflation can’t overlook the impact of higher interest rates on the U.S. child care market

FamiliesTax & Macroeconomics
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Developing a research agenda on racial and gender equity in the pandemic-era U.S. labor market

FamiliesInequality & MobilityLabor
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New research explains how better-quality work schedules increase U.S. retail workers’ productivity and store profits

Labor

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