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A Brief Guide to Poverty in the US

A video series featuring research on domestic poverty. Presented by the Center for Poverty Research, UC Davis

Poverty in the United States is a complex problem, and no individual research discipline or approach will solve it. These short videos provide a basic foundation for understanding the causes and consequences of poverty in the U.S. and possible solutions suggested by research today.

For more in-depth information, read the Center for Poverty Research series of Policy Briefs or recent research by the Center for Poverty Center's Faculty Affiliates.