Trevon Logan

Hazel C. Youngberg Distinguished Professor of Economics, Ohio State University

Trevon Logan on KCRW

On average, the net worth of white families in the U.S. is nearly 10 times that of Black families.

Moving money into Black banks won’t fix economic inequality, says professor

On average, the net worth of white families in the U.S. is nearly 10 times that of Black families.

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