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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger comments on severity of recession among middle-income families

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Dreams of the middle class deferred by the recession" - Christian Science Monitor. 10/16/2010.

A recent Pew study found that 55% of adults in the US labor force have experienced some unemployment, a pay cut, a reduction in hours, or have been involuntarily reduced to part-time status in the past 30 months. Sheldon Danziger says that preexisting economic conditions have compounded the severity of the recession.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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