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  • Financial Health and Wealth Dashboard

    October 28, 2022

  • How Big Is the Inheritance Gap Between Black and White Families?

    July 27, 2022

    Analysis of inheritances and gifts by race using SCF data. Authors find that "transfers are not common, as the majority of both Black and White respondents report no transfers. However,…

  • A ‘s Worth of Benefits: The effects of affordable, high-quality child care on family income, the gender earnings gap, and women’s retirement security

    July 27, 2022

  • Financial Health and Wealth Dashboard

    July 27, 2022

    Exploratory map, no specific key findings highlighted

  • Wealth Building Won’t Work While Wealth Extraction Continues

    July 27, 2022

    In order to close the RWG, we need to focus on ending extractive financial processes that exist that are the root cause of our wealth divide.

  • Beyond Equity: Targeted Universalism and the Closing of the Racial Wealth Gap

    July 27, 2022

  • A Lifetime’s Worth of Benefits

    July 28, 2021

  • Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap: What It Is, Why It Matters, and What Can Be Done About It

    July 27, 2021

    While women earn 79 cents on the dollar compared to men, they own just 32 cents, and Black women own pennies compared to white men and white women. Paper analyzes…

  • Can income differences explain the racial wealth gap? A quantitative analysis

    July 27, 2019

    Authors find that intergenerational transfers account for 26 to 29 percent of the racial wealth gap.