Friday, May 1, 2009

Another New Look at Poverty

A new report from the Institute for Research on Poverty that looks at three cross-cutting factors that shape the extent and nature of poverty and prospects for reducing poverty:
the changing role of race and ethnicity in the labor market and society; changing gender roles that influence both trends in labor force participation of women and patterns of family formation and childbearing; and the recent history of social welfare programs and policies. They conclude by recommending a set of high priority antipoverty policies.
For policies to reduce child poverty.

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