Alan Berube

Alan Berube is a Brookings senior fellow and the research director for the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program.

Where the Poorest Americans Live

After dropping for nearly a decade, the number of Americans living in extreme poverty is on the rise

Where Homeowners Are Underwater

Obama has a new plan to help owners refinance their mortgages, but some places will benefit more than others

The Rapid Growth of the Suburban Poor

2000s mark a turning point in the geography of American poverty