Monthly Archives: September 2010

We’ve Moved!

Find us at http://inequalitiesblog.wordpress.com/ THANKS! Ben and Brendan

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Census Bureau Releases 2009 Poverty Estimates

The U.S. Census Bureau has just released its 2009 poverty estimates to much fanfare and press coverage. The headline statistic: 44 million people, roughly 1 in 7 Americans, was in poverty in 2009.

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‘Statistical catfights’ on the effects of inequality

However hard we try to communicate our work, inequality research is often tucked away on the unread pages of newspapers – if it even gets that far. So it’s slightly shocking that a book presenting evidence that ‘more equal societies … Continue reading

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