an member station

Between 2000 and 2009 poverty in Las Vegas rose sharply. According to new data from the U.S. Census in that time about 32,000 people moved into high poverty neighborhoods in Las Vegas. So what were the contributing factors to increased poverty? Alan Berube, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution joins us to discuss why poverty rose so sharply since 2000.
 
GUEST
Alan Berube, Sr Fellow and Research Dir, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Inst

Support comes from

More Stories

KNPR
KNPR's State of Nevada
Now Playing
/
My Queue
Press Play to start audio

My Queue

Nothing Playing

Add some items to your playlist to play them.