The Re-Emergence of Concentrated Poverty: Metropolitan Trends in the 2000s

November 8, 2011

This report from the Brookings Institution shows that as the first decade of the 2000s drew to a close, the two downturns that bookended the period, combined with slow job growth between, clearly took their toll on the nation’s less fortunate residents.  In the link below, find the full report, interactive graphs and maps, and data highlights. Also hear the experts talk about what this data means right here: