In relative terms, Black and Latino Americans really are far more likely to be low-wealth. But it’s simultaneously true that most low-wealth families are white.Read More
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Global Greater Boston: Immigrants in a Changing Region
Where in the world immigrants come from has changed significantly over the last generation.
Criminal Justice Reform in Massachusetts: A Five-Year Progress Assessment
Criminal Justice Reform in Massachusetts is the first systematic look at the impact of two landmark criminal justice reform laws passed in 2018.
Stocks and retirement accounts are now estimated to account for roughly 37-38 percent of the Black-White wealth gap, up considerably from the late 1980s.Read More
Just 3 percent of Black households own commercial real estate, compared to 8 percent of White households. Closing this gap may help reduce wealth inequality.Read More
Newly released data from the Survey of Consumer Finances provide a picture of wealth coming out of the pandemic, revealing some surprising, largely positive, trends. Unfortunately, huge wealth inequality remains.Read More