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Concentrated Poverty


U.S. concentrated poverty in the wake of the Great Recession

March 31, 2016, Elizabeth Kneebone and Natalie Holmes

The Great Recession may have ended in 2009, but despite the subsequent jobs rebound and declining unemployment rate, the number of people living below the federal poverty line in the United States remains stuck at recession-era record levels.

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