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    Economic Security of Women

    A panel discussion was held on the effect of the economic downturn on the employment and economic security of women. Policy options discussed included: women’s participation in…

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    African-Americans and the Economy

    A panel discussion was held on economic issues for African Americans. Topics included the causes of the financial markets crisis, the global economic outlook, infrastructure projects, personal debt and individual…

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    Poverty Issues

    Panelists spoke about poverty in America and around the world, violence and civic disengagement amongst poor populations, and efforts by various groups to redress poverty. Among the issues they addressed…

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    Anti-Poverty Policies

    Bruce Gordon talked about policies and programs to fight poverty. Topics involved U.S. Census poverty thresholds, class and poverty, rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, Hispanics, health…

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    Economic Outlook

    Mr. Ferguson spoke to students about the state of the U. S. economy, the economic impact of Gulf Coast hurricanes the previous year, and indicators for future economic growth. Following his…

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    U.S. Policies on Poverty

    Professor Spriggs talked about U.S. policies on poverty. He described his new report, written with others, titled “U.S. Poverty Policy in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina” which shows a…

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