The Washington Center for Equitable Growth has long prioritized the generation of new research on the economic effects of paid family and medical leave in the United States. This line of research shapes our understanding of how family economic security is critical to fostering both short- and long-term economic growth.
As such, Equitable Growth seeks to translate and connect this academic evidence directly with the policymakers and stakeholders contemplating a national paid family and medical leave system. Over the years, through a series of blog posts, research reports, and factsheets, as well as expert convenings, we have been a bridge between the academic and policymaking communities looking to bolster U.S. family economic security.
This commitment culminated in 2020 andRead More »