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One Way That Going to College Pays Off Less for Black People Than White People

How the Recession Damaged Blacks With College Degrees

Why the disparities? Black and Hispanic graduates have far more debt and less family income…

Study: Hard Times Can Make People More Racist

Recession Leads to More Racism

A new study shows that tough economic periods make people more prejudiced against those with…

How Long-Term Unemployment Affects Men

"More than one in six men ages 25 to 54, prime working years, don't have…

Millions of Americans Brace for Loss of Unemployment Benefits

Millions of Americans Lose Long-Term Unemployment

1.3 million Americans are set to lose their unemployment benefits today, as a special federal…

Blacks More Optimistic Than Whites About Economy

Blacks More Optimistic Than Whites About Economy

Growing up as a Black teen, John Harris III says he wasn't always sure about…

So Hipsters Aren’t the Economic Boon Some Urbanists Thought They’d Be

Gentrification Isn’t Helping Urban Economics

Remember how the creative class of writers, artists, urban cheesemongers, professional tricyclists, novelty button manufacturers,…

US gains 157,000 jobs, jobless rate rises to 7.9 percent

US Gains 157,000 Jobs, Jobless Rate Rises

U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs in January and hiring was stronger over the past two…

US economy adds 155,000 jobs, unemployment rate stays at 7.8 percent

US Economy Adds 155,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Stays at 7.8 Percent

U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up…

Poor College Students, Thwarted by Debt

Poor College Students, Thwarted by Debt

As America struggles to recover from the Great Recession, college students are suffering from the…

US economy adds 146K jobs, rate falls to 7.7 pct.

US Economy Adds 146K Jobs

The U.S. economy added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7…