@Brookings Podcast: Lifting Families Out of Poverty; The Great Depression and the Current Economic Crisis

October 30, 2009

Brookings experts Isabel Sawhill and Ron Haskins say encouraging marriage before having children is one of the keys that can lift families out of poverty, while economist Alice Rivlin says that while today’s economic crisis is serious, it’s not close to the devastation of the “Black Tuesday” stock market crash that helped bring the nation to its knees 80 years ago. All in our podcast, @Brookings.