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Allard and Pelletier Publish New Spatial Analysis of Poverty and Community-based Non-Profits

Posted: 10/8/2021 (CSDE Research)

CSDE Affiliate Scott Allard‘s and CSDE Trainee Lizzy Pelletier‘s co-authored paper “Spatial Patterns of Poverty, Hardship & Nonprofit Safety Net Provision in the U.S.” appeared in the Journal of Social Security Research this week. Their analyses describe the geography of poverty across urban, suburban, and rural areas. The authors draw connections between the presence of community-based non-profits and their uneven presence across the urban-rural divide, finding that these social-supportive institutions are more commonly present in urban areas.

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