In The Racial Wealth Gap: Why Policy Matters, the Racial Wealth AuditTM tool is used to evaluate the impact of housing, education, and labor markets on the wealth gap between White, Black, and Latino households and assess how far policies that equalize outcomes in these areas could go toward reducing the gap.

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By Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, Lars Dietrich, and Thomas Shapiro, Institute for Assets and Social Policy, Brandeis University
and Amy Traub, Catherine Ruetschlin and Tamara Draut, Demos