Urban Poverty

AP

Why It's So Incredibly Difficult to Fight Urban Inequality

The most successful programs require huge cash investments and federal assistance — tough to come by in these troubled times.

Reuters

UNICEF Wants Us to Talk About Urban Inequality

An online forum invites insight from the people who work on the ground in the world’s biggest and most dysfunctional cities.

Reuters

A Simple Way to Reduce Urban Poverty: Pave Streets

New research finds that paving streets boosts housing wealth, which boosts credit use, which boosts household consumption — all for little cost.