Consumers initially spend less than a third of their stimulus checks, on average, amid recessions

Economists and policymakers alike generally agree on the effectiveness of sending out direct stimulus checks to…

Measuring spending inequality in the United States in real time

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting recession in 2020, followed by a swift…

Equitable Growth names Shayna Strom as interim president and CEO

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth today announced that Shayna Strom has been named its interim…

Structural reforms can be inclusive; it all depends on the details – ECOSCOPE

By Orsetta Causa,  Mikkel Hermansen and Nicolas Ruiz, Structural Surveillance Division, OECD Economics Department Structural reforms…

JOLTS Day Graphs: July 2022 Edition

Every month the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases data on hiring, firing, and other labor…

Mexico’s reforms are paying off, but there is much left to do – ECOSCOPE

By Sean Dougherty, Mabel Gabriel, Patrick Lenain, and Julien Reynaud, OECD Economics Department The overall economic…

Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: August 2022 Report Edition

On September 2, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released new data on the U.S. labor…

5 ways to support Moms Equal Pay Day 2022

September 8 is #MomsEqualPay Day– the day in 2022 when the average working mom’s pay finally…

Ahead of September’s jobs report, here is what the past 3 months of labor market data reveal about the health of the U.S. labor market

Over the past few months, the U.S. labor market continued its strong recovery from the initial…

Reforming Brazil’s old-age pension system to ensure its sustainability – ECOSCOPE

By Jens Arnold, Head of Brazil Desk at the OECD Economics Department and Hervé Boulhol, Head…

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