urban poverty

The Rise of De-Gentrification

A recent study by a Portland-are consultant and professor analyzed the rise of high-poverty neighborhoods, finding that only 105 census tracts with poverty rates over 30 percent in 1970 had poverty rates below 15 percent in 2010.  By contrast, 1231 tracts with 1970 poverty rates below 15 percen... read more »

Students Present Ideas for Reducing Urban Poverty

Last week, the Woodrow Wilson Center hosted a workshop entitled Reducing Urban Poverty: A New Generation of Ideas.  Graduate students were invited to submit papers addressing problems of the global urban poor.  Three outstanding papers were selected and their authors were invited to speak ... read more »