PRB Topic Feed: Poverty/Topics/Poverty.aspxPoverty and Inequality Pervasive in Two-Fifths of U.S. CountiesOver the past two decades, inequality and poverty have both become more pervasive in U.S. counties. PRB’s analysis shows that counties are often doubly disadvantaged—experiencing high levels of inequality in combination with high poverty rates. Orleans Parish, Louisiana, home to the Port of New Orleans (pictured above), is an example of a high-inequality, high-poverty county.11/21/2016/Publications/Articles/2016/Poverty-and-Inequality-US-Counties.aspx89fdecd5-620f-4149-97a0-b301752cea10PRB Discuss Online: Environment, Poverty, and Security in Today's World, What's Population Got to Do With It?During a PRB Discuss Online, Roger-Mark De Souza, technical director for population, health, and environment at PRB, answered participants' questions about population, health, and environment links. 01/25/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/discussionjan2007.aspx415a0032-37c7-48cd-bff7-46a80439c72bReproductive Health and Economic Development: What Connections Should We Focus On?This PopPov Research Network brief examines the emerging evidence base for answering questions about the relationship between reproductive health and important areas of human capital development.05/16/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/poppov-economicdevelopment-reproductivehealth-women.aspxf9419a26-998d-49fd-9af9-3128ff841486Web Forum: Recession and Recovery in the United StatesThis "PRB Web Forum: Recession and Recovery in the United States" offers discussions, seminars, articles, and interviews with leading experts who focus on the economic, demographic, and social effects of the country's recent recession and recovery.09/29/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/webforum-recession.aspxf6f6bbdf-5b75-4079-b26e-72f5d628a98cPoverty in the United States and Other Western CountriesCross-national poverty rates are challenging to calculate. The U.S. has the highest relative poverty rate among developed nations, according to a recent report. 05/10/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/PovertyintheUnitedStatesandOtherWesternCountries.aspxe5fc4400-2989-459d-a7fb-6986831cbeb0Extreme Poverty Rate Falls in Many CountriesGlobally, 1.2 billion people still live on less than $1.25 a day, and disproportionately large numbers of them live in southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.10/15/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/wpds-2014-extreme-poverty.aspxd8d151fd-0716-4f26-8d17-cc58c3996cf0Outlining the Links Among Population, Economy, Culture, and the Environment Joel E. Cohen, professor and head of the Laboratory of Populations at Rockefeller and Columbia Universities, discusses the interconnectedness of population, the economy, culture, and the environment and the need to examine development holistically.09/25/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/lecturedemographicsdevelopment.aspxc9dc94b9-f61c-4cee-b2b3-ccb8871fc9ecDiversity, Poverty Characterize Female-Headed HouseholdsOver the past 30 years in the U.S., the percentage of female-headed households with children has increased most rapidly among blacks, but this trend appears to have slowed in recent years. 03/03/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/DiversityPovertyCharacterizeFemaleHeadedHouseholds.aspxab979f4f-9c1a-4b53-89f5-9a866c90ce2dPopWire: Veterans Are More Likely to Be Homeless Than Other CiviliansAlthough U.S. veterans tend to be better off economically than nonveterans, they are more likely to be homeless than the total civilian population ages 18 and older. In fact, 26 percent of homeless people are veterans, but they make up just 11 percent of the adult population. 10/12/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/popwirenov2007.aspx9a0bff97-4f0b-4978-9f9a-a6905abda89cPoverty Among Rural and Inner-City U.S. Children Higher Than AverageChild poverty is well above the national average in both large cities and rural areas of the United States, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. 02/01/2005/Publications/Articles/2005/PovertyAmongRuralandInnerCityUSChildrenHigherThanAverage.aspx7e5847ee-1a63-4a38-8a03-c89c396410c3