Sam Abbott
Sam Abbott

Policy Analyst

Equitable Growth

Sam Abbott is a family economic security 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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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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Child care costs are going to rise, but policymakers can help U.S. families manage these increases

FamiliesTax & MacroeconomicsLabor
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How Black activists spurred the U.S. government to expand school meal programs, addressing child hunger and boosting future productivity

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
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Equitable Growth scholars highlight the need for broad investment in U.S. social infrastructure

FamiliesLabor
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Congressional investments in social infrastructure would support immediate and long-term U.S. economic growth

FamiliesInequality & MobilityLabor

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