NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
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Race Matters: Income Shares, Income Inequality, and Income Mobility for All U.S. Races

Randall Akee, Maggie R. Jones, Sonya R. Porter

NBER Working Paper No. 23733
Issued in August 2017

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This draft is released to inform interested parties of research and to encourage discussion. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the U.S. Census Bureau. We would like to thank participants at the UCLA Center for Population Research seminar and seminars at Dartmouth University and the University of Kentucky, as well as Moshe Buchinsky, David Card, Raj Chetty, Sandy Darity, Rajeev Dehejia, Nicole Fortin, John Friedman, Tim Halliday, Darrick Hamilton, Nathan Hendren, Chinhui Juhn, Adriana Kugler, Adriana Lleras-Muney, Paul Ong, Sarah Reber, Mark Rosenzweig, Matthias Schuendeln, Steven Stillman, and Till von Wachter for helpful comments and feedback. Any errors are ours alone. Akee acknowledges financial support for this work from the Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin School and the UCLA American Indian Studies Center. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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