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How Unemployment Affects Black and White Middle Class Families

A new study from the University of Chicago seeking to understand the impact of unemployment on black families found that the effects of unemployment are a big factor in pushing many black families out of their middle class status. Professor Ariel Kalil, co-author of “Parental Job Loss and Children's Educational Attainment in Black and White Middle-Class Families”, is a developmental psychologist and a Professor in the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. She discusss her findings.

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