University of Wisconsin–Madison

Spatial Mismatch

“Spatial mismatch” is a term used to describe how where people live can isolate them from social services, opportunities for employment, and access to health care and nutritious food.

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Suburban Poverty

  • Will Maher
  • Poverty Fact Sheet
  • February 2018
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Reducing Health Disparities by Poverty Status

  • Barbara Wolfe
  • Fast Focus Policy Brief
  • October 2015
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Leveraging big data to help restore the American Dream

  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2015
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Finding food assistance and food retailers in Detroit

  • Scott W. Allard, Maria V. Wathen, Sandra K. Danziger, and H. Luke Shaefer
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2015
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Detroit’s food justice and food systems

  • Dorceta E. Taylor and Kerry J. Ard
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2015
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The changing geography of poverty

  • Alexandra K. Murphy and Scott W. Allard
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2015
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The Changing Geography of Poverty

  • Scott Allard and Alexandra Murphy
  • Webinar
  • May 20 2015
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Immigrants balance local labor markets

  • Brian Cadena and Brian Kovak
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2014
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Results of the federal urban Empowerment Zone program

  • Matias Busso, Jesse Gregory, and Patrick Kline
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2013
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Waiting tables for a living: How employers and geography affect working conditions

  • Anna Haley-Lock
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2013