Suburban Poverty Trends

December 14, 2006

Is poverty moving to the suburbs? According to a recent report by the Brookings Institution, for the first time, the majority of the nation’s poor are suburban. We’ll talk with Brookings Fellow Alan Berube, co-author of “Two Steps Back: City and Suburban Poverty Trends 1999-2005.” We’ll also be joined by Paul Jargowsky, Associate Professor of Political Economy at the University of Texas at Dallas.


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