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Public employment and urban poverty.

Bennett Harrison

Public employment and urban poverty.

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Published by Urban Institute in Washington .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public service employment -- United States.,
    • Poor -- Employment -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesAn Urban Institute paper 113-43, Urban Institute paper ;, 113-43.
      LC ClassificationsHD5724 .H295
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4478965M
      LC Control Number79306979

      Michael Lens is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy, and Associate Faculty Director of the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies. Professor Lens’s research and teaching explore the potential of public policy to address housing market inequities that lead to negative outcomes for low-income families and communities of color. This research involves housing [ ].   This book covers the historical development of rural poverty research and policy, brings together the core theoretical literature, and addresses significant substantive issues including food insecurity, race, migration, and housing. If the family has financial assets more than $1,, this family is not considered poor in the given time period. The poverty rate for the year of is calculated as percent for the fill the gap approach, compared to percent with the income only measure (Ruggles and Williams ; Short and Ruggles ). Alternative poverty measures.

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