Nathan Wilmers, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, is one of 20 grantees in the Washington Center for Equitable Growth's 2017 class. Nathan received a doctoral research grant for work on his dissertation, “Unions, managers, and monopolies: How concentration and managerial power contribute to rising wage inequality.” He will link administrative data sets to explore how the interaction between increasingly concentrated product markets and rising managerial power affects earnings inequality.
Current and previous Equitable Growth grantees include:
2017: Barbara Kiviat - Prediction and the Moral Order
2016: Blythe George - Those jobs ain’t coming back: The consequences of an industry collapse on two tribal reservations
2016: Beth Truesdale (with Christopher Jencks) - The effects of income inequality on health disparities in the United States