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12:00 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Asian-Americans: High-Income, Smart And ... Poor?

Originally published on Mon May 20, 2013 12:21 pm

Asian-Americans have the highest income and education levels of any racial group in the country. So it might be surprising that they have a higher poverty rate than non-Hispanic whites. Michel Martin discusses the issue with Algernon Austin of the Economic Policy Institute and Rosalind Chou, co-author of The Myth of the Model Minority.