New Study Finds that Greater Racial Equity Would Boost New Mexico’s Economy by $93 billion

June 26, 2018

New Mexico analysis makes the business case for racial equity in new report released by W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Altarum

(BATTLE CREEK, MICH.) – A new study released by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and Altarum finds that New Mexico’s future economic growth is associated with a healthier, better educated, more skilled and diverse workforce. “The Business Case for Racial Equity New Mexico: A Strategy for Growth” report suggests that the state can gain $93 billion in economic growth by 2050 if racial disparities in health, education, incarceration and employment are eliminated.