United States

This is the relationship between race and economic opportunity in the US

Income inequality shows visible racial disparities, with Hispanic and Black Americans likely to earn less. Image: REUTERS/Mike Blake

Raj Chetty
Professor, Stanford University
Nathaniel Hendren
Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Maggie Jones
Senior Economist and Income Research Lead, U.S Census Bureau
Sonya Porter
Assistant Center Chief of Research, Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications, U.S. Census Bureau
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