Addressing gender and racial disparities in the U.S. labor market to boost wages and power innovation

Allowing people to pursue their talents and interests is essential to individual well-being, but it also is a crucial part of any market economy. U.S. laws and society too often limit people from developing their potential, harming those individuals and the overall economy in the process. Policies that encourage more equal participation for women and African Americans could boost economic growth, reduce inequality, and power innovation. […]

Full article available here.

Authors: Lisa D. Cook

Published by Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

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