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Glenn Loury: What Explains Persistent Racial Inequality?

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This week we meet with Glenn Loury, Brown University's Stolz Professor of the Social Sciences, Professor of Economics, and one of our nation's leading public intellectuals. The topic: What Explains Persistent Racial Inequality?

Join us as we cover the following questions and more...

  • Is racism tribal?

  • Does racism impact social capital?

  • Does social capital impact the accumulation of capital -- human and financial?

  • Is inequality in social and material capital transmitted from generation to generation?

  • Is race-based inequality less concerning today than in 1960?

  • How do today's Glenn Loury's policy prescriptions differ from yesterday's?

Economic Matters - The podcast is hosted by Laurence Kotlikoff and moderated by Alex Kotlikoff


Laurence Kotlikoff is a Boston University Economist, a NY Times Best Selling Author, President of maxifi.com, and Author of Money Magic.

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