Discrimination and educational inequality result in economic inequality. But, they also cause something harder to see — Black men missing from society. Continue reading Missing Black Men
How is it possible for the racial education gap to close without any closing of the wage gap? Skill-biased Technological Change is how. Continue reading One Step Forward, One Step Back: The Racial Education Gap
As the murder of George Floyd highlights, it’s 2020 and we still haven’t made progress towards racial equality. Continue reading It Goes without Saying, but: Black People Face All Sorts of Discrimination
The unemployment report from April highlights just how severe this crisis is. The report also illustrates just how unequal it is. Continue reading The April 2020 Unemployment Report is Bad. And Unequal.
Black and Hispanic workers have always made less and been less healthy than white workers. The Coronavirus isn’t helping. Continue reading Coronavirus didn’t Create Racial/Ethnic Inequality. But it’s Exaggerating It.
The racial income gap is bad. The racial retirement gap is much, much worse. And the only thing that saves the day is Social Security. Continue reading The Racial Retirement Gap
Over the last forty years, one expects racial inequality in income to have lessened. It has not. Continue reading Zero Progress in Racial Inequality