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Director of Economic Analysis, Inclusive Economy
Senior Director, Early Childhood Policy
Senior Director and Senior Legal Fellow, Women’s Initiative
Managing Director, Inclusive Growth
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The labor market recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic recession was much faster and equitable than recoveries following the most recent recessions.
Nov 2, 2023
Rose Khattar, Lily Roberts
In an op-ed published by WorkingNation, Beth Almeida argues why economic inclusivity means more career mobility for older women.
Sep 27, 2023
For many self-employed Americans, the cost of taking leave for illness or family needs is too high without support, shaping both what self-employment looks like and who has access to it.
Sep 21, 2023
Molly Weston Williamson
This fact sheet explores the size, demographics, and key features of the self-employed population in the United States.
New data show that in 2022, women working full time, year-round typically earned 84 cents for every dollar men made, and when comparing among all workers, including those who work part time and for part of the year, women typically made 78 cents.
Sep 20, 2023
The Biden administration and Congress must adopt a worker-centered approach in its response to the development and use of artificial intelligence.
Aug 24, 2023
Disaggregating new Federal Reserve data by gender shows that women were less likely than men to be financially secure in 2022, and that women of color were particularly at risk.
Aug 17, 2023
Despite decades of efforts to boost women’s representation throughout the U.S. economy, women still face a pay gap in nearly every single occupation—even high-paying ones.
Aug 9, 2023
Sara Estep, Rose Khattar, Charlie Schuyler, 3 More
Hai-Lam Phan, Matthew Gossage, Toni Pandolfo
In The Messenger, Rose Khattar and Sara Estep make the case for how the Biden administration's plan to grow the economy by growing the middle class is helping more women find jobs.
Aug 8, 2023
Rose Khattar, Sara Estep
Jul 26, 2023
Rose Khattar, Sara Estep, Lily Roberts, 1 More
Maggie Jo Buchanan
A $15 minimum wage could benefit nearly 40 million workers and provide some of the lowest-wage workers with an average annual wage boost of about $6,000.
Jul 20, 2023
Rose Khattar, Sara Estep, Lily Roberts
Kalpana Kotagal’s confirmation to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission offers promise for the reinstatement of federal pay data collection, a critical pay equity tool discontinued in 2019.
Jul 18, 2023
Isabela Salas-Betsch, Lauren Hoffman
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
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