Below is a recording of the June 25, 2020 event, The Impact of COVID-19 on the Racial, Gender, and Generational Wealth Gaps, hosted by the Social Policy Institute at Washington University and the Center for Household Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
The Social Policy Institute further contextualized results from its Socioeconomic Impact of COVID-19 survey in the following articles:
- Well-being and mental health amid COVID-19: Differences in resilience across minorities and whites
- Housing hardships reach unprecedented heights during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Gig work can be a lifeline, but it may be disappearing for those that need it
- Medicaid expansion in Missouri – Needed now more than ever
The Center for Household Financial Stability expands on its historic and current look at data related to wealth:
- What Wealth Inequality in America Looks Like: Key Facts & Figures
- 5 big ideas to narrow the racial wealth gap, featuring an interview with Ray Boshara, director of the Center
Read, listen, and learn from our panelists about COVID-19 and wealth inequality:
- Ana Hernández Kent wrote a blog, Three reasons why millennials may face devastating setback from COVID-19, and elaborates on her findings on this episode of the Timely Topics podcast.
- In a Market Watch opinion article, Darrick Hamilton and Trevor Logan use data to explain historic policies that have worked against Black families trying to gain wealth. And in an interview with The Atlantic, Darrick explores the concept of baby bonds as a way to address the racial wealth gap.
- In this Washington Post article, Fenaba Addo suggests ways to fix disproportionate student loan debt for African American students. She also discusses the impact of COVID-19 on wealth and the stock market for Black families in an interview with Yahoo Finance.