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Scott Allard’s Findings on Disparities in Human Services Funding Cited in Washington Post Article

Posted: 2/12/2018 (CSDE in the News)

Affiliate Scott Allard, Professor at the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, was cited in a recent Washington Post article addressing the increasing inability of suburban health services to meet the high demand for health care in suburban areas, many of which have residents living in poverty. Further complicating the issue is the fact that suburban areas have tended to receive less funding for health services than urban centers. To highlight this disparity in funding, the article points to Allard’s finding—as demonstrated in his book Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty—that funding for human services is up to eight times greater in urban areas than in their suburban counterparts. The full article is accessible below.

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