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Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy$
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C. Henry

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780300095418

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300095418.001.0001

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Fighting Poverty

Fighting Poverty

Lessons from Recent U.S. History

(p.631) 22 Fighting Poverty
Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Rebecca M. Blank

Yale University Press

This chapter addresses important behavioral changes in low-income families in the 1990s and investigates the role of both the macroeconomy and policy in producing these outcomes. The chapter concludes by discussing how changes in poverty rates and income may be translated into measures of well-being.

Keywords:   behavioral changes, low-income families, macroeconomy, poverty rates, well-being

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