A Poor Way of Measuring Poverty

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Media Outlet: Pacific Standard

Patricia Hart and Rachel Black's article "A Poor Way of Measuring Poverty" was published in Pacific Standard Magazine on September 30th, 2015. 


Rachel Black is the co-director of the Family-Centered Social Policy program at New America. In this role, she leads research, analysis, and public commentary around a portfolio of issues devoted to creating a more equitable public policy approach to  advancing a new vision for social policy that allows all families to thrive in an era of growing risk, uncertainty, and inequality.

Patricia Hart was a policy analyst in the Asset Building program at New America where she provided research and analysis on a range of topics, including affordable housing, financial inclusion, and workforce development.