Research Report Career Advancement Prospects and Strategies for Low-Wage Minority Workers
Harry Holzer
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It is well known that, on average, minorities in the U.S. have lower earnings than whites. Partly this is due to the lower educational attainment observed among members of minority groups. But, even when compared to whites with comparable levels of education and residing in comparable regions, African-Americans and other minorities earn lower wages and have lower employment rates.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Race and equity
Tags Workplace and industry studies Racial and ethnic disparities Income and wealth distribution Racial inequities in economic mobility Racial wealth gap