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Economic Disadvantage in Rural America

  • Brian Thiede
  • April 12 2017
  • W31-2017

Rural and small-town America has been slower to recover from the Great Recession than U.S. metropolitan areas. This webinar explores the general economic context in which rural Americans are embedded, with a focus on poverty and underemployment. It traces trends over recent decades, and explores possible causes (and solutions) to economic disadvantage in the rural United States.


Employment, Labor Market, Place, U.S. Poverty Measures, Unemployment/Nonemployment