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Sheldon Danziger discusses increased U.S. poverty rate with New York Times, PBS

Sheldon Danziger

Sheldon Danziger

Friday, September 11, 2009

Sheldon Danziger was quoted in a New York Times and a PBS article both discussing the increased U.S. poverty rate. These latest discussions were spurred by the release of "Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2008," an annual report produced by the U.S. Census Bureau. According to Danziger, the 2008 poverty rate of 13.2 percent was even higher than expected and likely will continue to rise.

[Read the New York Times article]
[Read the PBS article]