This is a weekly post we publish on Fridays with links to articles we think anyone interested in equitable growth should be reading. We won’t be the first to share these articles, but we hope by taking a look back at the whole week, we can put them in context.
Derek Thompson imagines a world without work. [the atlantic]
David Leonhardt reports on new research on the intersection of race and neighborhoods. [the upshot]
The homeownership rate is declining and seems like it will keep going that way, according to Emily Badger. [wonkblog]
Adam Ozimek crunches the data on the changing sources of immigration to the United States. [moody’s]
Matthew C. Klein looks at household debt since the Great Recession and finds evidence for its “socialization.” [ft alphaville]
Figure from “What Do Americans Think Should Be Done About Inequality?” by Ilyana Kuziemko, Michael Norton, Emmanuel Saez, and Stefanie Stantcheva.