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First Quarter 2017, 
Vol. 99, No. 1
Posted 2017-02-15

Addressing the Wealth Gap for Hispanic Families

by Eric Rodriguez

The author reflects on the racial and ethnic wealth gap and what it means for the Latino community and the national economy. In this article, the author examines several factors, including disparities in education, that contribute to the long-standing inequities facing Latino households. He also outlines key areas where policymakers must invest to create an agenda that reflects the American values of inclusivity and equitable treatment and results in opportunity for all Americans.