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.

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Equitable Recovery

Roads, bridges, bottles, and blocks: Rethinking infrastructure for the post-pandemic U.S. economy

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Coronavirus Recession

Equitable Growth invests in research grants to explore the role of paid sick leave and paid family and medical leave amid the coronavirus recession

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Filling critical gaps in child care research to support effective and equitable reforms to help U.S. families and workers alike

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Equitable Growth invests more than $250,000 to advance research on paid family and medical leave in the United States

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Coronavirus Recession

Child care is essential for working parents, but is the industry ready and safe to reopen?

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Coronavirus Recession

New analysis shows state paid leave programs cushioned the blow of COVID-19, sparking important new questions

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