Episode 78

Can’t Get Ahead

April 5, 2017
  • Inequality & the Middle Class
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Antipoverty Policy
  • School Reform
Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, The New School for Social Research

Poverty can persist in the same communities for generations, especially communities of color. Professor Darrick Hamilton walks through the policies that prevent people from moving up in the economy and proposes solutions from jobs to schooling to banking.

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