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2013 study from Ohio State University on the effects of coal mining and poverty in the Appalachia region.
2012 paper from the Urban Institute summarizing the latest research on programs that assist poor families and the strategies that have proved most effective.
2012 study in World Development on the transfer of Asian agricultural practices to Africa, and the outcomes of a pilot program.
2013 study in The Journal of Positive Psychology providing rare insights into the community of trash pickers living in extreme poverty in Nicaragua.
2013 paper in the World Bank Research Observer that estimates, under an optimistic scenario, a billion people could be lifted out of extreme poverty by 2027.
2013 study in The World Bank Economic Review on key lessons learned from the 2008 food crisis and the widely divergent regional outcomes and effects.
2013 examination of relevant studies, reports and articles relating to policy proposals to expand federally funded preschool programs.
2012 paper from Harvard University exploring how restrictive zoning across the United States had decreased labor mobility and stalled progress toward diminishing income inequality.
2011 paper from the University of Chicago consolidating previous scholarship that attempts to explain ongoing employment and earnings disparities for African-Americans.
2012 study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine casting doubt on whether access to healthful food is the key variable in explaining obesity trends among youth.
2012 study in the Journal of African Economies examining complex trends relating to growth and poverty reduction on the African continent.
2012 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play.
2012 study by Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, on the prioritization in the cleanup of brownfields that receive federal grants and speed of remediation when initiated.
2012 research review on disadvantaged students in the United States and issues such as classroom practices, public policy and poverty.
2012 study from the Pew Research Center on how the American demographic landscape is seeing increasing numbers of areas segregated by income.
2010 study from Cornell and Mississippi State on how Latinos are more segregated in new destination places, particularly in the suburbs and rural areas.
2012 examination of Census Bureau figures on poverty and aggregation of related resources for interpreting poverty data and policy.
Roundup of recent studies on aspects of urban poverty and its impact on health, work and well-being.
2012 survey and report from the Kaiser Family Foundation on deep worries about health care coverage and costs.