Jens Ludwig: How Much Poverty Could You Cure by Curing the ‘Culture of Poverty’?

Release Date: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Article, Chicago Magazine (October 30, 2014)
“At the mathematical limits of it, most poverty would vanish. But under merely generous assumptions, not as much as you might think.”

Article cites 2006 study by SSA Professor Jens Ludwig and Harris Professor Susan Mayer, which modeled rates of poverty with household factors