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Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Bruce Weber and Ann Tickamyer

Rural Poverty Fifty Years After The People Left Behind

Event Details

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
1-2 p.m.
Online - Register at:
In this webinar, Bruce Weber of Oregon State University and Ann Tickamyer of Pennsylvania State University will review the nation’s progress in reducing rural poverty in the United States, summarizing what has been learned about changes in the economics, demography and geography of rural poverty and about the impact of the social safety net over the last 50 years, and they will offer suggestions about needed research and policy going forward.