This issue of Minnesota Economic Trends focuses on racial and economic disparities in Minnesota. While the state economy has made a strong comeback from the recession – and by many measures now ranks among the best in the country – not all racial and ethnic groups in Minnesota have shared in the recovery.
Articles by DEED analysts in this issue document the disparities, while guest columnists offer their ideas for how we can break down the educational and employment barriers that are preventing some groups from moving ahead.
Closing the racial gap is not only the right thing to do, it is the necessary thing to do if we’re to provide our economy and businesses with the workforce necessary for success.
Download the full pdf file or select the links below to view individual stories.