Tag: Economics

TD Economics: Slow, But Steady Progress

The American economy is doing better than the headlines suggest and should continue to add jobs at a steady pace, according to a new report by TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank (No. 39 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list), America’s Most Convenient Bank. “Economic growth…

House Votes to Oust Term 'Oriental' from Federal Law

By Sheryl Estrada Rep. Grace Meng represents the Sixth Congressional District of New York encompassing the borough of Queens. She is the first Asian American member of Congress from New York State. Photo credit: ClotureClub.com The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation this month removing all references to “Orientals”…

Report: Whites No Longer Majority, Asians Largest Immigrant Group

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock By 2055, use of the term”minority”in regards to race will be obsolete as no racial or ethnic group will be a majority in the U.S., according to a new report. In “Modern Immigration Wave Brings 59 Million to U.S., Driving Population Growth and Change…

In the Twin Cities, Diversity & Economic Growth Go Hand in Hand

*This is an advertorial Although the rest of the country may be slow to recognize it, the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are no cultural backwater. Changing demographics and economic prosperity are putting the region in the same league as the nation’s top cultural centers. Two area companieslender…

The Future of Diversity Debate: Education & Economic Status

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…