Brief Poverty and Unemployment
Austin Nichols
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The poverty rate of the long-term unemployed was more than three times the rate of those with no unemployment in 2011. Nearly three out of four single parents with long-term unemployment were poor in 2011.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Wealth and financial well-being Social safety net Race and equity
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Employment and income data Racial and ethnic disparities Income and wealth distribution Racial barriers to accessing the safety net Racial inequities in economic mobility Racial inequities in employment Racial wealth gap
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center