During the worst part of the Great Recession, virtually every segment of the U.S. economy was adversely affected. Employment losses were severe and unevenly distributed, making many likely to be […]
Nisha Chikhale is a Research Assistant at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, Nisha worked as a research assistant for the Experimental Economics Lab at the University of Maryland and interned for the U.S. Mission to The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris, France. Nisha earned both her B.A. in Economics and B.A. in French Language and Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Overview The U.S. tax system is used as a tool for accomplishing many different policy priorities, one of which is to support charitable organizations and the work that they do […]
The vast majority of children up and down the income scale grow up in dual-earner or single-parent homes. Without a parent who is able to care for children at home, […]
A new paper investigates whether changes in market demand faced by employers creates volatility in workers' earnings.
The two largest tax policies that promote homeownership in the United States under the current tax code are the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction and the Real Estate Tax Deduction. The […]
The New York Times ran a surprising graph last week showing that the current economic recovery has been bad for white workers but a boon for workers of color. When […]
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.
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth today will be hosting a workshop with some of the world's top scholars engaged in developing a system of distributional national accounts, or DINA.
Three recent papers take a closer look at the effects of greater consolidation in health services.
A look at three major trends that are likely to define rental demand over the next decade.