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Sheldon Danziger discusses poverty, inequality trends in the U.S.

Friday, June 26, 2009
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In a recent podcast, Sheldon Danziger shared his research on poverty levels and trends in the U.S. and made suggestions on what the Obama Administration could do to help bring people above the poverty line. Sheldon explained that anti-poverty policy has not been a high priority in previous administrations, with some policies dating back over 30 years. The Obama Administration has already made some short-term policy changes, but Sheldon suggests a long-term strategy is vital in decreasing poverty levels.

[Listen to the podcast]

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