ASSA 2023 Round-up: Day 1

Yesterday was the first day of the 2023 annual meeting of the Allied Social Science Associations,…

Diversity in Economics video series uplifts diverse voices and research in economics and social sciences

A key priority of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth is supporting researchers from underrepresented backgrounds…

Unions in the United States improve worker safety and lower health inequality

The latest research on unions demonstrates that they reduce the spread of COVID-19 for workers and…

A review of federal lending to small business owners of color during the COVID-19 pandemic

Pre-pandemic vulnerabilities, the Paycheck Protection Program, and planning for future crises Fast facts The COVID-19 pandemic…

U.S. inflationary trends amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Fast facts At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting recession in 2020, maintaining inflation…

New digital tools demonstrate the promise of measuring well-being in the United States

This summer, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth partnered with New America, the Justice, Health &…

A missed opportunity to expand the Child Tax Credit will affect U.S. families and the broader economy now and for years to come

Earlier this week, the U.S. Congress released its proposed omnibus bill that funds the federal government…

The importance of understanding how job quality affects U.S. workers and the entire economy, and how to boost access to good jobs

Even during economic expansions and periods of robust employment growth, millions of workers in the United…

Top 10 Gender Justice Moments of 2022

In one of our favorite holiday-season traditions, we’re ending the year by reflecting on our team’s…

Fighting tax evasion by the wealthy can raise revenue and restore the integrity of the U.S. tax system

Recent estimates suggest that as much as $36 billion a year in taxes are unpaid by…

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