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Johnson, Melissa; Bashay, Molly; Bergson-Shilcock, Amanda – National Skills Coalition, 2019
The ethnic and racial diversity of the residents of the United States of America is one of the country's unique strengths; however, Black, Latinx, Pacific Islander, Native, and certain Asian American workers face wide racial inequities in educational attainment, employment, and income. Additional workforce policies are needed now to counter…
Descriptors: Ethnic Diversity, Minority Groups, Racial Bias, Equal Education
Caspar, Emma, Ed. – Institute for Research on Poverty, 2008
The purpose of "Focus" is to provide coverage of poverty-related research, events, and issues, and to acquaint a large audience with the work of the Institute for Research on Poverty by means of short essays on selected pieces of research. This issue contains the following articles: (1) The new global labor market (Richard B. Freeman);…
Descriptors: Poverty, Child Welfare, Labor Market, Foreign Countries
Chernick, Howard; Reimers, Cordelia – 2002
This paper uses Current Population Survey data to evaluate the initial effects of welfare reform on the economic well-being of low-income and vulnerable families (defined as those with low levels of education or with single mothers). To do so, it examines the changes in New York City policies and administrative procedures, comparing receipt of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Blacks, Educational Attainment, Family Income