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Ethnic minorities and the UK labour market
Alan Manning and Rebecca Rose
June 2021
Paper No' CEPCP603:
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CentrePiece 26 (2) Summer 2021

Tags: employment; social mobility; equality; wages; labour; labor; pay; unemployment

Contrary to the impression given by the Sewell Report, there has been little change in disparities in pay, employment and unemployment among different ethnic groups in the UK over the past 25 years. Indeed, as analysis of Labour Force Survey data by Alan Manning and Rebecca Rose shows, for black, Pakistani and Bangladeshi men and women, pay gaps with white men and women have widened.

The original version of this article was published on the Economics Observatory in April 2021.