Pathways Magazine - Winter 2008
Winter 2008 Issue of PATHWAYS
A magazine on poverty, inequality, and social policy
Generously supported by The Elfenworks Foundation
- Trends in poverty and inequality: Periodic reports on key poverty and inequality indicators
- Cutting-edge research: Concise summaries of research that is changing how we understand the sources and consequences of poverty and inequality
- Bold new visions: Must-read discussions of how labor market, poverty, and inequality policy might be rethought and changed
- Debates: Leading scholars and policymakers weigh in on the crucial poverty and inequality questions of our time
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Table of Contents (Winter 2009 Issue)
Editors' Note by David Grusky and Christopher Wimer
- Poorer by Comparison by Timothy M. Smeeding
The U.S. has much poverty, far more than comparable countries, like the U.K. Why?
- Striking it Richer by Emmanuel Saez
A new analysis of tax data reveals an unprecedented rise at the top of the income distribution. Are capitalists or professionals the big winners?
A New War on Poverty?
It is time for a new war on poverty? The presidential candidates and top commentators weigh in.
- Building One America by John Edwards
- Pragmatic Solutions for Reducing Poverty and Inequality by Hillary Clinton
- Tackling Poverty and Inequality in America by Barack Obama
- How to Wage the New War on Poverty: Advising and Grading the Candidates by Rebecca Blank
- Poverty and Marriage, Inequality and Brains by Charles Murray
- The Pragmatic Case for Reducing Income Inequality by Robert Frank
Research in Brief
- New research developments
The gender gap in educational outcomes, debt reform and financial risk, and the surprising decline in residential segregation.
- Escaping Poverty: Can Housing Vouchers Help? by Stefanie DeLuca and James E. Rosenbaum
Should poverty policy be built around housing vouchers? Making sense of the evidence.
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