Eliminating racial disparities in economic well-being requires long-term, targeted interventions to expand access to opportunity for people of color.
Most policy interventions, even those that are seemingly large or ambitious, are insufficient to close the racial wealth gap.
Lawmakers should center black communities when considering the fall of manufacturing and the role of trade policy in mitigating negative employment effects.
The time is now for policymakers to take a bold and comprehensive approach to K-12 education.
The U.S. tax system has played a significant role in the growth of economic inequality by failing to tax those with extreme wealth—but there are ways to rebalance the tax code and put the economy on a better track.
This week, Daniella and Ed speak with Darrick Hamilton, executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University, to discuss the U.S. economy, inequality, and reparations.
Treasury’s Second Set of Guidelines for Opportunity Zones Still Leaves Struggling Communities Behind
Distressed communities continue to be neglected in Opportunity Zone discussions.
Growing inequality in the United States—exacerbated under the Trump administration's tax cuts for the wealthy—can be reduced through tax reforms that aim to close the wealth gap.
This interactive provides information about the supply of child care in every congressional district.
In his State of the Union address, President Trump will try to take credit for a growing economy; in reality, he has done everything he can to direct those gains to the wealthy few.
A closer look at regional differences in apprenticeship programs spotlights the disparate outcomes that result from place, race, and gender and how these interact to exacerbate pay inequities.
The economic security of millions of America’s veterans is at risk during the the upcoming budget debates.
New Census Data Show Household Incomes Are Rising Again, But Share Going to Middle Class Is at Record Low
Too many families are being left behind as a record-high share of income goes to the top.
The Trump administration’s inaction reveals an empty commitment to equal pay for equal work and to measures that combat pay discrimination and promote fair pay practices.
Understanding the breadth of wage discrimination charges is critical to ensuring that the United States pursues solutions responsive to the diverse needs of workers.