New Issue of “PATHWAYS A magazine on poverty, inequality, and social policy” from the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality. Below is a contents list:
Editors’ Note by David Grusky and Michelle Poulin
- Community Well-Being and the Great Recession
Ann Owens and Robert J. Sampson
We know a lot about how the Great Recession affected individuals. But we know rather little about how neighborhoods and communities fared. Which communities were winners and which were losers?
RESEARCH IN BRIEF
- A Report on New Poverty and Inequality Research
The effects of the Great Recession on local moves; the sources of the decline in residential segregation; and the abrupt falloff in wealth among recent generations.
THE QUIET REVOLUTION IN HOUSING POLICY
- Why Concentrated Poverty Matters
Lisa Gennetian, Jens Ludwig, Thomas McDade and Lisa Sanbonmatsu
The best and latest assessment of the Moving to Opportunity experiment. Do the results require a major rethinking of why concentrated poverty matters?
- Do Housing Vouchers Work?
A full evaluation of a Section 8 housing voucher program in Wisconsin. The effects on mobility, poverty, and neighborhood quality are as expected, but not so for individual earnings. Why did earnings decrease among voucher recipients?
- Solving Urban Poverty: Lessons from Suburbia
Douglas S. Massey
What happens when affordable housing is placed in an affluent neighborhood? The big storm of protest…ends with a whimper and good outcomes all around.
- Can Housing Policy be Good Education Policy?
Disappointed with education policy? Housing policy may be the answer.
- The Case for Taxing Away Illicit Inequality
A conversation between Emmanuel Saez and David Grusky
Can we eliminate inequality arising from corruption, sweetheart deals, and information asymmetry? The case for making tax policy our anti-inequality weapon.