Why Is Interracial Marriage on the Rise?


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I love Priceonomics blogs because they look at the detail. They trust data which more often than not surprises us with the implications. Today’s needull looks into depth at why interracial marriages are on the rise in the US.

Yet this rise is not necessarily a result of a change in attitudes about marrying across racial/ethnic lines. Much of it is just math. There are now more Asians, Hispanics, and people of Other racial/ethnic backgrounds, and those groups have long been most likely to intermarry. 

Progress has been made, but significantly less than the raw numbers would make you think.

The complete article

Priceonomics — Dan Kopf

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