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Series:In the Balance  Bank:Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis 

Periodic Essay
College Inadvertently Increases Racial and Ethnic Disparity in Income and Wealth

Important new research finds that ?colleges successfully ?level the playing field? across students with different socioeconomic backgrounds,? which the researchers approximated with family income. However, this research does not consider an individual?s race or ethnicity as a predictor of success.
In the Balance , Issue 16 , Pages 1-3

Periodic Essay
Housing crash continues to overshadow young families' balance sheets

In the Balance , Issue 7 , Pages 1-6

Periodic Essay
The Middle Class May Be Under More Pressure Than You Think

In the Balance , Issue 11 , Pages 1-4

Periodic Essay
Which Families Are Most Vulnerable to an Income Shock such as COVID-19?

Families without enough "safe" assets and too much debt are at risk—who else should policymakers and others target for economic assistance?
In the Balance

Periodic Essay
Household Wealth is at a Post-WWII High: Should We Celebrate or Worry?

In the Balance , Issue 17 , Pages 1-3

Periodic Essay
Hispanic population's share of wealth likely to increase by 2025

In the Balance , Issue 8 , Pages 1-4

Periodic Essay
Wealth recovery still not complete, remains uneven across families and locations

In the Balance , Issue 6 , Pages 1-2

Periodic Essay
Parents’ Wealth Helps Explain Racial Disparities in Student Loan Debt

The student loans black students are taking out to finance college may be contributing to racial wealth gaps.
In the Balance , Issue 19 , Pages 1-3

Periodic Essay
Medicaid Can Increase Saving by Distressed Households

After Medicaid eligibility, financially stressed families chose to save more from tax refunds, but low-income families that weren?t as financially stressed didn?t make major changes to saving choices.
In the Balance , Issue 20 , Pages 1-7

Periodic Essay
Children of College Graduates Earn More and Are Richer

Both a family head?s education and that of his or her parents affect how much income and wealth a family has.
In the Balance , Issue 23 , Pages 1-5




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