Will McGrew
Will McGrew

Former Research Assistant

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Will McGrew is a former Research Assistant at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. His primary research interests are education, labor markets, housing, public finance, political economy, law and economics, and micro-econometrics. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, he worked as a Research Assistant at Yale Law School and the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and interned at Morgan Stanley Public Finance, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and Hillary for America. Will graduated from Yale University in 2018 with a bachelor’s in economics and political science. He is fluent in French and Spanish and proficient in Arabic.

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Authored By Will McGrew

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How and why innovation in the United States must diversify

CompetitionInequality & Mobility
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Weekend reading: “Buy local” edition

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Interactive: Comparing wages within and across demographic groups in the United States

Inequality & MobilityLabor
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Factsheet: Minimum wage increases are good for U.S. workers and the U.S. economy

Labor
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TOPICS: Minimum Wage
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Where does your state’s minimum wage rank against the median wage?

Labor
TOPICS: 1
TOPICS: Minimum Wage
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Weekend reading: “Inequality on the rise, recession on the horizon?” edition

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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: May 2019 Report Edition

Labor
TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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Weekend reading: “Brown v. Board of Education” edition

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JOLTS Day Graphs: March 2019 Report Edition

Labor
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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: April 2019 Report Edition

Labor
TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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New research suggests early exposure to innovation is more effective than financial incentives in stimulating innovation

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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Weekend reading: “Why government data matters” edition

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Weekend reading: “Follow the wealth” edition

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Net worth taxes: What they are and how they work

Tax & Macroeconomics
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The distribution of wealth in the United States and implications for a net worth tax

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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JOLTS Day Graphs: January 2019 Report Edition

Labor
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Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: February 2019 Report Edition

Labor
TOPICS: Wage Stagnation
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Weekend reading: “Fair markets, happy kids” edition

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Building a competitive, talent-driven future for U.S. manufacturing requires investing in our nation’s high-tech advantage

LaborInequality & Mobility
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Weekend reading: “Regional inequalities” edition

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Weekend reading: “The economy should work for all Americans” edition

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Investments in early childhood education improve outcomes for program participants—and perhaps other children too

FamiliesInequality & Mobility
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How job-matching technologies can build a fairer and more efficient U.S. labor market

LaborInequality & Mobility
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Weekend reading: “Workers deserve higher wages” edition

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The intersectional wage gaps faced by Latina women in the United States

LaborInequality & Mobility
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Weekend reading: “Monopsony and mobility” edition

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Weekend reading: “Earnings inequality” edition

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The latest research on the efficacy of raising the minimum wage above $10 in six U.S. cities

LaborInequality & Mobility
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How workplace segregation fosters wage discrimination for African American women

Inequality & MobilityLabor
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Weekend reading: “Labor market inequalities” edition

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Universal childcare’s benefits might cover much of its costs

FamiliesTax & Macroeconomics
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Weekend reading: “Metrics that matter for workers” edition

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Gender segregation at work: “separate but equal” or “inefficient and unfair”

Inequality & MobilityLabor
TOPICS: Gender, Pay Equity

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