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Even a Brief Recession Would Be Dire for Minority and Low-Income Workers

Economists can’t say for certain whether a recession will, in fact, happen. But we know who will be hardest hit.

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OOver the last several weeks, anxiety has spiked over the possibility that the United States might soon enter another recession. GDP and employment growth…




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Dwyer Gunn

Dwyer Gunn

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