Economics @ ITT

How Racism And Sexism Are Net Drains on the US Economy

Posted in economics, employment by ittecon on March 1, 2013

Discrimination isn’t just an insult to our most basic notions of fairness. It also costs us money, because those who are discriminated against are unable to make the best use of their talents. This not only hurts them, it hurts us all, as some of our best and brightest players are, in essence, sidelined, unable to make their full contributions to our economy.

via How Racism And Sexism Are Net Drains on the U.S. Economy | Alternet.

20 Facts About US Inequality that Everyone Should Know

Posted in economics by ittecon on June 4, 2011

The Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality presents 20 Facts About U.S. Inequality that Everyone Should Know.