4.4 C
New York
Friday, January 24, 2020
Tags Poverty

Tag: Poverty

What role do assets play in understanding rural poverty?

Dan Brockington, University of Sheffield One of the clearest trends in wealth and poverty in Tanzania is shown by the slow decline in rural poverty...

Los Angeles is far from ending homelessness – but other American...

Brenda Wiewel, University of Southern California Los Angeles became ground zero for America’s homelessness crisis after President Donald Trump visited the city on Sept. 17. “We...

Scammers don’t cheat because they need the money — they cheat...

Marco A. Palma, Texas A&M University Why do people cheat? When we hear that a poor person scammed others out of money, we may attribute...

US poverty statistics ignore millions of struggling Americans

Sophie Mitra, Fordham University and Debra Brucker, University of New Hampshire Who counts as poor in the U.S. today? Measuring the share of the population that...

Misery and memory in Glendora, Mississippi: How poverty is reshaping the...

Dave Tell, University of Kansas In August of 1955, Emmett Till was lynched in the Mississippi Delta. The 14-year-old African American reportedly whistled at a...

3 ways $2 trillion for infrastructure can fight inequality too

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University Imagine you have US$2 trillion to spend on patching up America’s crumbling roads, levees and other infrastructure. What would you...

Why LeBron James’ I Promise School should be more like LeBron...

Nolan Krueger, University of Texas at Austin; Kevin O'Neal Cokley, University of Texas at Austin, and Marlon L. Bailey, University of Texas at Austin When...

Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better...

Julius Probst, Lund University Swedish academic Hans Rosling has identified a worrying trend: not only do many people across advanced economies have no idea that...

Most Popular

The art of the public apology

Ashraf Rushdy, Wesleyan University Just prior to his sentencing, former USA Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar formally apologized to the more than 160 women whom he’d...