Drawing on lessons learned from Great Recession, legislation provides much-needed support for workers and families FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 12, 2021CONTACT:Erica Handloff, 202-746-5747 firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden yesterday signed the American Rescue Plan, which provides $1.9 trillion in critical public health investments to fight COVID-19, support struggling families, and grant aid to states, localities, […]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 1, 2021Contact: Erica Handloff, email@example.com Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, and Leader McCarthy: In the midst of our ongoing health and economic crises that have left millions unable to pay their bills, policymakers need to take bold action to bolster our economy, reduce hardship, and forge a path to an equitable […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 11, 2020Contact: Elena Waskey, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Washington Center for Equitable Growth, a nonprofit research and grantmaking institution with a mission to accelerate research on how economic inequality affects growth and stability, announced today that its President and CEO Heather Boushey has resigned effective Friday, December 11. Boushey will immediately join President-elect […]
Equitable Growth 2021: People and Research Advancing Economic Evidence elevates research on economic inequality and its effects on economic growth and stability FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 7, 2020Contact: Erica Handloff, email@example.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth kicked off its third grantee conference, Equitable Growth 2021: People and Research Advancing Economic Evidence. […]
Boushey will serve as a member of the President-elect’s Council of Economic Advisers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 30, 2020CONTACT:Elena Waskey, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON—The Washington Center for Equitable Growth today announced that President and CEO Heather Boushey will accept an appointment as a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s Council of Economic Advisers. “I greatly look forward to working […]
New report aims to restore competition in next administration, new Congress FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 19, 2020CONTACT:Erica Handloff, email@example.com WASHINGTON – Today, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth released a new report outlining a roadmap for the next administration and the incoming 117th Congress to address rising market power and restore a competitive U.S. economy. The […]
New members to support organization’s efforts to advance evidence-backed policies and ideas to promote strong, stable, broadly shared growth CONTACT:Erica Handloff, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth announced today that three distinguished economists—Lisa D. Cook of Michigan State University, Hilary Hoynes of the University of California, Berkeley, and Atif Mian of Princeton University—have […]
New round of grants places a particular emphasis on racial and ethnic elements of inequality, economic mobility, the impact of domestic outsourcing, market concentration, and climate and the environment CONTACT:Erica Handloff, email@example.com Washington, D.C. – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth today announced that it will award research grants totaling $1,074,060 to seek evidence on important issues […]
Washington, DC – When Congress passed the CARES Act in March, leaders of many progressive organizations supported their efforts to provide relief to millions of people across America, while acknowledging that the CARES Act was an initial step, but wholly insufficient on its own, to address the massive economic crisis catalyzed by COVID-19. In the ensuing […]
Researchers will explore how paid leave affects engines of economic growth in the United States CONTACT:Giovanni Roccogrocco@equitablegrowth.org WASHINGTON – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth today announced it will award $267,500 to four research teams exploring three core areas of paid leave policies in the United States: medical leave, caregiving leave, and employer responses to […]