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Place matters for poverty

Children who move out of high poverty neighborhoods to low poverty neighborhoods with more resources do better on multiple outcomes, and the younger they are when their families¬†move the better. These conclusions come from a study of the long-term outcomes … Continue reading

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The Census in Afghanistan

Conducting a census is a challenge for any government, but imagine how those challenges are multiplied as the current government in Afghanistan makes a new effort to conduct a national census. It’s not just the continued threat of violence in … Continue reading

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Race in Mexico

Slavery was abolished in Mexico in 1829, long before abolition in the United States during the Civil War.¬† Since then, race has often been overlooked as a basis of social differentiation in Mexico and it has not been measured with … Continue reading

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