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Research Category: Borrowing and Debt

  • Wealth Surged in the Pandemic, but Debt Endures for Poorer Black and Hispanic Families

    December 4, 2023

  • Disparities in Debt: Why Debt is a Driver in the Racial Wealth Gap

    July 28, 2023

  • Forced to Walk a Dangerous Line: The Causes and Consequences of Debt in Black Communities

    June 28, 2023

  • How Student Debt and the Racial Wealth Gap Reinforce Each Other

    April 28, 2023

  • The racial implications of medical debt: how moving toward universal health care and other reforms can address them

    July 27, 2021

    Examines racial disparities in medical debt, how medical debt is accrued, and the role that healthcare policy can play a role in closing the racial wealth gap.

  • Jim Crow Debt: How Black Borrowers Experience Student Loans

    July 27, 2021

  • Overdue: Addressing Debt in Black Communities

    July 27, 2019

  • Millennials and Student Loans: Rising Debts and Disparities

    July 27, 2019