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The Opportunity Gap and How to Fix It: 2021 AL DÍA Roundtable ack to Work: Leveraging Your Skills to Find Better Opportunities


Abstract: Patrick T. Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, told a virtual audience that ensuring that economic recovery is equitable has implications for the strength of the entire economy. Citing Federal Reserve research, Harker noted that the “economic loss owing to racial and gender disparities in our labor market stands at around $2.6 trillion” and urged action to expand opportunity to all Americans. Harker spoke at the 2021 AL DÍA Roundtable — Back to Work: Leveraging Your Skills to Find Better Opportunities, marking the recent launch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Occupational Mobility Explorer.

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Speech

Publication Date: 2020-30-30