Tag: Economic

debt, student, gap

Student Debt a Large Contributor to Racial Wealth Gap, Study Finds

A study by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) found student debt disproportionately affects Black people, leading to the large wealth gap between Black and white people. The report, authored by Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, Thomas Shapiro and Fernanda Escobar found that 20 years after starting college, the…

Archived: EY Survey: Amid Geopolitical Uncertainty, US Executives See Positive Deal Environment, Economic Upturn

EY is No. 3 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list US executives see increasing M&A opportunities as economic prospects take a positive turn, but they consider domestic policy uncertainty a top disruptor to their businesses. According to EY’s semiannual Global Capital Confidence Barometer, now in its 16th edition, 79%…