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Every parent hopes that their children will have a better standard of living than their own: it is a defining feature of the American Dream. Yet this opportunity is fading […]
Taking a closer look at the Child Tax Credit, the second-largest provision in the U.S. tax code (after the Earned Income Tax Credit) benefiting families with children.
New analysis by Emmanuel Saez looks at the effects of the 2013 federal income tax increase on the behavior of top income earners.
“Equitable Growth in Conversation” is a recurring series where we talk with economists and other social scientists to help us better understand whether and how economic inequality affects economic growth and stability.
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is proud to introduce Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. This series of essays serves as a guide to the two presidential […]
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A new report put out late last month by the White House Council of Economic Advisors finds that national spending levels for children are lowest for those under the age of five. This is a...
Should-Read: Equitable Growth: Third Annual Class of Grantees: “Research on how economic inequality affects macroeconomic growth and stability… …Jess Benhabib, Alberto Bisin, and Mi Luo…. Gauti Eggertsson and Neil Mehrotra…. […]
Kenneth Arrow et al.: (2004): Are We Consuming Too Much?: “We consider two criteria for the possible excessiveness (or insufficiency) of current consumption… Christoph Lakner and Branko Milanovic (2013): Global […]