Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The Brookings Institution: Suburban Poverty Increasing in Many Democratic and Republican Congressional Districts

Brookings Institution researchers Alan Berube, Elizabeth Kneebone, and Jane Williams have produced a report on the prevalence of suburban poverty in the United States.  They report that, in the 2000s, there was an increase in poverty in 388 out of 435 congressional districts, with much of the increases in the top 100 U.S. metro areas.

The Brookings Institution report is linked below.

Berube, Kneebone, and Williams: Suburban Poverty on the March in Both Red and Blue Congressional Districts

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