Poverty: Who, What, When, Where, and Why

Curated by Reginald Bell


America is Poorer than it Thinks by Noah Smith

Child Poverty and Adult Success by Caroline Ratcliffe

How Poverty can Follow Children into Adulthood by Priyanka Boghani

Poverty in America by Thomas C Frohlich, Michael B. Sauter and Alexander Kent

Guilded Age 2.0: U.S. Income Inequality Increases to Pre-Great Depression Levels by Kevin Kelleher

U.S. Hunger and Poverty: Ways to Take Action by Huffpost

U.S. Income Inequality Continues to Grow by Carmen Reinicke

Who are the poor Americans? By Jay Shambaugh 

William Barber Takes on Poverty and Race in the Age of Trump by Jaloni Cobb


$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn Edin

Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State by Samuel Stein

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America by Alan Mallach

Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich 

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijilt Banerjee and Esther Duflo.

The Working Poor: Invisible in America by David K. Shipler


Global Development Podcast: Spotlight on the battle against global poverty by The Guardian

Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality

Stories about Poverty


States of Vulnerability by Matt Black 


Faces of Poverty: Life at the Breaking Point

The Families Forced into Homelessness: No Place to Call Home

Invisible Reality: The Working Poor

The Line: Poverty in America by Linda Midgett


Land and Poverty Conference 2020: Institutions for Equity and Resilience