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Center for Urban Research Report on Wall Street Grabs Media Attention

More minorities and women are working on Wall Street, but white men remain very dominant when it comes to the financial rewards available there, according to “The Progress and Pitfalls of Diversity on Wall Street,” a new report released by GC’s Center for Urban Research (CUR). Prepared by Richard Alba (Dist. Prof., GC, Sociology) and Joseph Pereira, director of the CUNY Data Service, the report is available for downloading at http://www.urbanresearch.org/news/new-report-progress-and-pitfalls-of-diversity-on-wall-street. The findings have grabbed the attention of, among other media, the New York Times, NY1’s Errol Louis, who interviewed Professor Alba on December 5 for Inside City Hall, and Sumathi Reddy, whose article “Report Parses Wall Street Workforce” appeared in the Wall Street Journal on December 2.

Submitted on: DEC 7, 2011

Category: Center for Urban Research, Center for Urban Research - CUNY Data Service, Sociology