Select Media Coverage

Discussion of Suburban Poverty – Top of Mind with Julie Rose – BYURadio (June 11, 2018)

Commentary on the Census Bureau report about Poverty in America in 2016 (released Sept 12, 2017):

“America’s falling poverty rate, in context.” Marketplace radio – Sept. 12, 2017

“New Census Data Shows More Americans Emerging from Poverty” by Alana Semuels – The Atlantic – Sept. 12, 2017

“U.S. Poverty Rate Back to Pre-crisis Level.” BBC News – Sept. 12, 2017 

“U.S. Household Incomes Rose in 2016 to New Record.” by Ben Leubsdorf – Wall Street Journal – Sept. 12, 2017

Click here for Media Coverage of Prof Allard’s 2017 book, Places in Need

Click here for a September 2017 Webinar about “Nonprofits and the Minimum Wage”


Click on links below for additional stories about place, poverty, and inequality:

“The Changing Geography of Poverty” – Watson Institute podcast with Brown University professors Susan Moffitt and Margaret Weir.

“The Suburbanization of Poverty” – Institute for Research on Poverty Podcast – August 2016

“Suburbs House More Poor Americans Than ‘Inner-Cities'” by Safia Samee Ali – NBC News – Oct. 22, 2016

“Minorities move to the suburbs and so does poverty” by Ed Leefeldt – CBS News MONEYWATCH – Oct. 4, 2016

Underemployment, Poverty and the New Normal in America” by Meghan Kashner – Huffington Post – Sept. 17, 2014

Poverty in the suburbs: Mortgage or food”The Economist – Oct 14, 2010