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October 31, 2016

“Delivering equitable growth” highlights challenges and opportunities facing current and future generations of U.S. policymakers

Washington, DC—The Washington Center for Equitable Growth released “Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration” on October 31, 2016, highlighting both new and existing research on the channels through which inequality affects growth. Sixteen scholars from institutions across the country present independent, evidence-based policy ideas on topics ranging from how inequality affects children’s outcomes to questions […]

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July 20, 2016

Equitable Growth Announces Third Annual Class of Grantees

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth Announces Further Support for Academic Research on Inequality and Growth (Washington, DC)—The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is pleased to announce its 2016 class of grantees. Equitable Growth’s third year of grants helps build upon a growing and diverse portfolio of cutting-edge scholarly research that investigates the channels through […]

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August 11, 2015

Equitable Growth Announces Second Annual Class of Grantees

Equitable Growth’s academic grants program aims to build a portfolio of cutting-edge scholarly research that investigates the channels through which economic inequality may or may not impact economic growth and stability.

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February 3, 2015

Closing U.S. educational achievement gaps will increase GDP growth & raise revenue

Washington, D.C. – Improving educational outcomes and narrowing the educational achievement gaps of future workers would significantly increase long-term U.S. economic growth and raise government revenues, a new Washington Center for Equitable Growth report finds. The study, authored by Equitable Growth Visiting Fellow and Everett E. Nuttle Professor of Economics at Washington College Robert Lynch, […]

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July 24, 2014

Washington Center for Equitable Growth Announces Inaugural Class of Grantees

New Research Will Lead to Better Understanding of How Human Capital, Consumer Demand, and the Role of Government and Institutions Affects Economic Growth and Productivity Washington, D.C. – The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is pleased to announce its inaugural class of grantees for 2014. Equitable Growth will award $481,000 to 15 grantees, with additional […]

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June 10, 2014

Examining Intergenerational Economic Mobility

Washington, D.C. – A newly released study from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth finds that opportunity is not equally distributed across the United States and that economic mobility actually differs in critical ways for children born in different regions of the country. The new report, “Patterns of Economic Mobility in the United States—What Does […]

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May 20, 2014

Amir Sufi presents House of Debt

We invite you to join us from 2:00pm-3:30pm on May 29, 2014, at Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C. for a presentation by Amir Sufi, co-author of House of Debt.