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Who Is Hurt Most by Unemployment in a Recession?
January 20, 2015, Emily Cuddy and Richard V. Reeves
Emily Cuddy and Richard Reeves highlight the findings of a new paper about business cycles and poverty: as unemployment rises, a larger share of the population is pushed below poverty thresholds.
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2012, John Page
2011, Robert W. Crandall, Vikram Maheshri and Clifford Winston
2008, Gary Burtless and Janet Rothenberg Pack, eds.
Hamilton Project Ideas on Income Security, Education, and Taxes
2008, Jason E. Bordoff and Jason Furman, eds.
Building a 21st Century Economy in America's Older Industrial Areas
2008, Jennifer S. Vey and Richard M. McGahey, eds.
2007, Gary Burtless and Janet Rothenberg Pack, eds.
2006, Carol Graham and Susan M. Collins, eds.
2006, Gary Burtless and Janet Rothenberg Pack, eds.
The New Suburban Reality
2002, Myron Orfield
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