The Suburbanization of Poverty

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Brookings Institution: Over the course of this decade, two economic downturns translated into a significant rise in poverty, nationally and in many of the country's metropolitan and non-metropolitan communities. Suburbs saw by far the greatest growth in their poor population and by 2008 had become home to the largest share of the nation's poor. These trends are likely to continue in the wake of the latest downturn

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