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Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Elizabeth Bruch

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says U.S. poverty policies don't adequately address growing income gap

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Census: Income gap between rich and poor got wider in 2009" - USA Today. 09/28/2010.

The latest census data show that the gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew to a record high in 2009. The incomes of the wealthiest 5% of Americans rose slightly, while the proportion of the poorest poor increased. Lower-skilled adults ages 18 to 34 had the largest increases in poverty in 2009.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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