CURMUDGUCATION: The Wealth Gap: Worse Than You Think

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The Wealth Gap: Worse Than You Think

How much is whiteness worth?
The answer turns out to be “a whole heck of a lot.”

A new report with the unsexy title “Asset Value of Whiteness” has been released jointly by Demos and the Institute for Assets and Social Policy (Brandeis University), two left-tilted thinky tanks. The researchers used the Survey of Consumer Finances, a tri-annual data crunch sponsored by the Federal Reserve and the US Treasury Department– so not a bunch of amateur data creators. The report is brief and in plain English and I recommend you read it, but let me hit the highlights here.

The basic message is right there in the table of contents:

Attending college…

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