UCLA faculty experts advisory: U.S. poverty rate on the rise
By UCLA Newsroom September 15, 2010 Category: Academics & Faculty
U.S. census data being released this week is expected to show a record increase in the nation's poverty rate. The anticipated poverty rate increase — from 13.2 percent to 15.0 percent — comes just seven weeks before mid-term elections. UCLA has an expert.
Michael Stoll, professor and chair of public policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, is a regularly cited expert on urban poverty and inequality, specifically the interplay among labor markets, race and ethnicity, geography, and policy.
(In the video below, Stoll discuss the increase in the poverty rate.)
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