Dr. Philip M. Dodd-Nufrio is a professor in The School for Public Affairs and Administration at the Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY). He is an officially elected NJ District Delegate for the Democratic National Convention. He is often invited to speak and share his knowledge and opinions on topics concerning Public Affairs and Administration, the effects of weather and health-related disasters on local and national economies, government and politics.
In this paper for the Biden Challenge of the Biden Institute for the University of Delaware, Dr. Nufrio discusses Covid-19 and its economic impact on the working and middle class.
Economic Equity for the Working and Middle-Class
In a 2018 analysis of government data, the Pew Research Center described class income categories. Their analysis indicated that half of U.S. adults (52%) lived in middle-income households. Roughly three-in-ten (29%) were in lower-income households and 19 percent were in upper-income households.