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VIDEO: 'The High Costs of Concentrated Poverty'

Uploaded on Aug 19, 2008
Poor individuals and families are not evenly distributed across communities or throughout the country. Alan Berube of Brookings discusses the impacts of this concentrated poverty. Extremely poor neighborhoods are often home to higher crime rates, underperforming public schools, poor housing and health conditions, as well as limited job opportunities. The bad news is that concentrated poverty has increase 41% in some area over the last decade.

You can learn more about Alan Berube's report on concentrated poverty here: http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2008/...






Uploaded on Aug 20, 2008
Alan Berube, a co-author of a new Brookings study, says the rate of poverty in areas of concentrated poverty grew by nearly 40% between 2000 and 2005. Berube notes that concentrated poverty largely plagues America's inner cities even as more poor people are moving into suburban areas.

You can learn more about Alan Berube's report on concentrated poverty here: http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2008/...



Uploaded on Aug 20, 2008
Poor people living in America's poorest communities face a host of problems that are endemic to the nation's areas of concentrated poverty including: higher crime rates, limited access to quality education, good jobs and health care. The Brookings Institution's Alan Berube says the problem of concentrated poverty grew dramatically in the first half of this decade.

You can learn more about Alan Berube's report on concentrated poverty here: http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2008/...



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