Hye Jin Rho

Hye Jin Rho is an Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC.

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To increase the power, economic security, and well-being of today’s working-class, we must increase the power, economic security, and well-being of Black people.  (Photo Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images) Views
Friday, June 05, 2020
Racial Inequality Among Workers in Frontline Industries: Black Workers Are Overrepresented and Undercompensated
The three figures below compare Black and White workers in six frontline industry groups (see our previous report for methodology). These figures show that: Black workers are much more likely to work in frontline industries than White workers. As Figure 1 shows, nearly three out of every ten (29.7...
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