Discussion Paper

Racial Disparities in the Labor Market


Abstract: Current research tells us that racial gaps in wages, employment, and labor participation have widened over recent decades. Many factors contribute to these disparities, including difficult to measure dynamics like discrimination, criminal conviction history, and skills gaps.

Keywords: racial disparities;

JEL Classification: J21;

https://doi.org/10.29338/wc2018-02

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Part of Series: Workforce Currents

Publication Date: 2018-02-28

Number: 2018-02

Pages: 1