Podcast: How Will the Economic Downturn Affect Poverty? Can Today's Safety Net Cope?

November 24, 2008

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This podcast discusses the findings of an analysis, which:

  • examines the impact of recent recessions on poverty and deep poverty (incomes below half of the poverty line);
  • discusses recent changes in the safety net that could weaken its ability to address the increase in need during this downturn; and
  • outlines steps Congress can take as part of an upcoming economic recovery package to stave off large increases in severe poverty and hardship.

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