Gender and Racial Disparities in Student Loan Debt

Abstract: Student debt isn’t equally distributed among young adults, particularly Black adults and women, who are more likely to have loans and take longer to pay them down.

Keywords: student debt; young adulthood; gender; race; ethnicity; transition to adulthood;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Economic Equity Insights

Publication Date: 2022-11-10