The American Poor and Working Class in Cross-National Comparison
Keywords:Absolute poverty, child poverty, concentrated disadvantage, cross-national disadvantage, Gini coefficient, government assistance, health care, homicide, IGE, inequality, LIS, Mexico, OECD, poverty, relative poverty, single parent poverty, social mobility, social welfare, United States, violence, working class
In this paper the authors compare the American poor and working class with their counterparts around the world. They find that the earnings of the American working-class fare well in their analysis, while American poverty is closer to the middle of the pack.
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