Economist Bill Emmons: It’s a Lot Tougher To Be Young These Days

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William "Bill" Emmons, the lead economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, talks with the Casey Foundation about household income and wealth and the roles that race, age and education play in shaping family savings, debts and assets. Emmons also explains how changes in the economy have made it harder for young adults and families to build wealth in America today.

September 25, 2018

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Another Look at Child Poverty: The Supplemental Poverty Measure

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In the United States, 17% of children — 12.5 million kids total — are living in poverty, according to the Supplemental Poverty Measure. This statistic varies widely by state, with the rate of child poverty reported as three times higher in California (24%) versus Minnesota (8%).

July 27, 2017

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