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$2.00 a day

Stories of extreme poverty

November 10, 2015
JHU social scientist Kathryn Edin speaks about her new book
$2 a day

Extreme poverty examined

October 6, 2015
Book co-authored by JHU social scientist Kathryn Edin profiles the poorest of the poor in the U.S. / Marketplace
Love and money

'Deadbeat dads' study

June 15, 2015
Many low-income fathers support their children through gifts, not cash, research suggests

Long shadow of a poor start

Winter 2014
For 25 years, Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander and his colleague followed the lives of 790 children growing up in a variety of Baltimore neighborhoods. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Leaving here

New home, new outlook

March 21, 2014
Escaping poor neighborhoods can change a family's perspective, study suggests

A tax on being poor

March 11, 2013
JHU sociologist Katherine Newman examines regional disparities in how Americans are taxed / The New York Times