Podcast ¦ Debt Talk: Debt Talk Poverty & ethnicity premium

Access the full podcast series here Summary: This podcast episode discusses the concept of poverty premium and its impact on individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds. The panelists from academia, think tanks, funders, and minority advisory groups share their insights and research on this issue. They highlight examples of poverty premium, such as higher energy costs, more expensive insurance, and limited access to credit services. The speakers also discuss the challenges faced by the industry in addressing these issues and the importance of including people with lived experience in policy work. Overall, the podcast aims to provide tips and strategies for eradicating discrimination based on poverty and ethnicity. Key Points: The poverty premium refers to the idea that the poor pay more for essential goods and services. The podcast focuses on the areas of energy, insurance, and credit as priority areas to address poverty premium. Positive developments include the eli...

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