Tag: economic development
Indi Dutta-Gupta is Senior Policy Advisor at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), where his work primarily focused on federal budget and tax policies and cross-cutting low-income issues.
Experts of color and policy-makers were eagerly anticipating President Obama’s State of the Union Address this week. During the speech, President Obama addressed policies to improve immigration, education, and the economy, among other items.
Contrary to what many people believe, the U.S.-Mexico border is not the wild, wild southwest border; it is a modernized 21st century border that is rich in trade and economic opportunities. I represent a part of the United States where trade has become a part of daily life.
Dr. Algernon Austin is the Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy (PREE) at the Economic Policy Institute. As the director of PREE, Dr. Austin oversees reports and policy analysis in the economic condition of America’s people of color.
Professor Mitchell is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School and an expert on property issues which impact African-Americans. Recently, Professor Mitchell drafted a model state statute which several state legislatures are considering to reduce land loss among the many poor and minority property owners who own so-called “heirs’ property.”
PolicyTalk: Dr. Kevin Gallagher Discusses the Role of Chinese Financing and Investment in Latin America
Dr. Kevin Gallagher of Boston University discusses the role of Chinese financing in Latin America and the potentially positive and negative consequences of those loans. For more information, see Dr. Gallagher’s blog at America’s Quarterly or at the Financial Times (subscription may be required).
Dr. Jared Bernstein discusses economic and social insurance reforms, the need for income security, closing the education and wealth gap, and promoting a vibrant middle class at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit.
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore interviews Meizhu Lui, former Director of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative at the Insight Center for Community and Economic Development, to discuss the racial wealth gap, asset building and economic disparities among whites and people of color.
Mr. Sarun Chan of the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia discusses economic issues and the wealth gap between White communities and people of color and how securing an education for immigrant youth can impact future economic development.