While urban poverty is a unique challenge, rates of poverty have historically been higher in rural than urban areas. Image: REUTERS/Kristina Barker
Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology and Demography, Pennsylvania State University
Research Associate, University of Montana
Professor of Economics, Colorado State University
Instructor of History, University of Oregon
Economic Development Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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