The unemployment rate for Asian Americans in the hospitality and leisure sector in April was 39%, compared with 36% for non-Hispanic whites.
The 1.79 million non-Hispanic white small businesses that closed over the same period represented a decline of 17%.
Enact additional policies to assist small businesses, including the so-called resiliency funds established by some local governments.
More information: Mar et al., COVID-19’s employment disruptions to Asian Americans.
Mar et al., COVID-19’s employment disruptions to Asian Americans.