Recent Release | 31 Aug 2021

Diversity and inclusion in the US

Thought Leadership Team

Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics recently worked with the IBM Institute for Business Value to survey nearly 7,000 US-based professionals as part of a program on diversity and inclusion. The sample included more than 750 Black female professionals, 1,455 Asian-American professionals, and 700 individuals who self-identified as gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Each group reported on-the-job obstacles that far exceed those of others surveyed.

Every organisation has its own priorities and needs, but the data suggest several key steps toward improving equity and inclusion, including:

About the team

Our Thought Leadership team produces original, evidence-based research made accessible to decision-makers and opinion leaders. Principals for this project included:

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