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Basic Picture on Racial/Gender Inequality Large dispari?es persist in terms of income, wealth, poverty, unemployment Possible factors Legacy of past not yet overcome Ongoing discrimina<on DiFerences in capacity to connect to job market
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Unformatted text preview: • “Encumbrances”—i.e. doing more childGcare and housework – DiFerences in innate abili<es • Incen?ves for employers to discriminate± 2...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course ECON 104 taught by Professor Dolenc during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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