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Author: Edward N Wolff
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Publisher: Bard College, Jerome Levy Economics Institute (2001)

Racial wealth disparities: Is the gap closing? (Public policy brief) by Edward N Wolff



Public Policy Brief RACIAL WEALTH DISPARITIES. Is the Gap Closing? Edward n. wolff. The Public Policy Brief Series is a publication of The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Blithewood, PO Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000.

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The Public Policy Brief Series is a publication of The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Blithewood, PO Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000. The Public Policy Brief Series is produced by the Bard Publications Office. Basu holds masters’ degrees from Visva-Bharati University (Santiniketan), India, and the University of Sydney, Australia, and a doctorate from the University of New England, Australia. 18 Public Policy Brief, No. 75. Public Policy Brief Series. Racial Wealth Disparities Is the Gap Closing?. No. 66, 2001 (Highlights, No. 66A).

Racial Wealth Disparities: Is the Gap Closing? Article. We investigate the effect of immigrants' marriage behavior on dropout from education. The Institute on Assets and Social Policy. Throughout much of the discussion and analysis on the racial wealth gap, however, the assumption that higher education can at least narrow the gap has often been left unquestioned. education is the key to reducing the racial wealth gap. Our findings provide further support for this growing literature.

In the public debate on racial inequality, the wealth gap is among the sharpest arrows in the progressive quiver. But statistics don’t interpret themselves, and the wealth gap is no exception. The second factor offered as an explanation for the wealth gap is the exclusion of blacks from a set of New Deal policies designed to promote homeownership, income growth, and wealth accrual. Nor can historical racism explain wealth disparities between groups of the same race. A 2015 survey of wealth in Boston found that the median black household had only 8 dollars of wealth. Newsweek reported this fact under the heading Racism in Boston.

Closing the racial wealth gap must be at the forefront of the civil rights agenda in the twenty-first century. This Article examines homeownership as a main policy strategy to move toward this goal. The Article opens by restating the crucial importance of closing the racial wealth gap, and offers an early assessment of this agenda. The work of Edward Wolff anchors much of the wealth inequality field. One component of this paradigm shift is the magnitude of closing a fifty-nine cent on a dollar gap, to thinking about how to close a ten cent on a dollar gap. The prevailing explanation for this robust racial wealth gap, of course, is rooted in inequalities in contemporary class-based achievements, such as occupation, education, and income. 44 Leveling these critical differences in school achievement, jobs, and paychecks, accordingly, will eradicate the racial wealth gap.