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Frey comments on why sunbelt metro area economies are still struggling

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Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

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Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger sees dismal prospects for poor and near-poor in U.S.

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Census shows 1 in 2 people are poor or low-income" - USA Today. 12/15/2011.

The latest census data from 2010 show a shrinking middle class and a record high in the number of Americans living in poverty. Sheldon Danziger says the 2010 safety net programs kept poverty from rising even higher. He warns: "If Congress and the states make further cuts, we can expect the number of poor and low-income families to rise for the next several years."

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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