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Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

California: America's Poorest State?


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A homeless man panhandles for change on September 16, 2010 in San Francisco.
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A homeless man panhandles for change on September 16, 2010 in San Francisco.

California has the highest poverty rate in the nation, according to new figures released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau. We discuss the new data with economist Sarah Bohn from the Public Policy Institute of California.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Ann Huff Stevens, professor of economics and director of the Center for Poverty Research at UC Davis
  • Sarah Bohn, policy fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California

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