Gini Coefficient

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The gini coefficient, the most commonly used measure of inequality, measures the extent to which the distribution of income among individuals or households deviates from a perfectly equal distribution. In a perfectly equal system, the gini coefficient would be zero, with a gini coefficient of 100 would be the least equal distribution possible. Metadata [i] Joseph Stiglitz, 2012. “The Price …

Civic Infrastructure

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Metadata [i] Heinz Center. “Human Links to Coastal Disasters,” The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment (2000). [ii] Institute of Government Studies, Resilience Capacity Index, The University of California Berkeley. http://brr.berkeley.edu/rci/site/sources Download Data:

Housing Cost Burden

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Metadata [i] A. Williamson, “Can they Afford the Rent? Resident Cost Burden in Low Income Housing Tax Credit Developments,” Urban Affairs Review 47, no. 6 (2011): 775-799. [ii] G. Squires, “Demobilization of the Individualistic Bias: Housing Market Discrimination as a Contributor to Labor Market and Economic Inequality,” The ANNALS of Political Social Science 609, no. 1 (2007): 292-321. E. Wyly, …

Homeownership Gap

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Metadata [i] David Williams and Chiquita Collins, “Racial Residential Segregation: A Fundamental Cause of Racial Disparities in Health,” Public Health Reports 116 (2001). G. Galster, D. Marcotte, B. Marvin, M. Mandell, H. Wolman and N. Augustine, “The Impact of Parental Homeownership on Children’s Outcomes during Early Adulthood,” Housing Policy Debate 18, no. 4 (2007): 785-827. [ii] G. Galster, D. Marcotte, …

Health Insurance

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Metadata [i] G. Beckles, M. Engelgau, K. Narayan, W. Herman, R. Aubert, and D. Williamson, “Population-based Assessment of the Level of Care Among Adults with Diabetes in the U.S,” Diabetes Care 21 (1998): 1432-1438. [ii] Newachek, “Health Insurance and Access to Primary Care of Children,” New England Journal of Medicine 338 (1998): 513-519. [iii] Patricia McBurney, “Potential Cost Savings of …

Child Poverty

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Metadata [i] J. Brooks-Gunn, and G. Duncan, “The Effects of Poverty on Children,” The Future of Children 7, no. 2 (1997): 55-71. [ii] Helen Epstein, “Enough to make you Sick?,” The New York Times Magazine, October 2003. “Youth and violence: A report of the Surgeon General,” (2001). [iii] M. Corcoran, “Rags to Rags: Poverty and Mobility in the United States,” …

Adult Education Levels

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Metadata [i] S. Christenson, T. Rounds, and D. Gorney, “Family Factors and Student Achievement: An Avenue to Increase Student’s Success,” School Phycology Quarterly 7, no. 3 (1992): 178. [ii] J. Day and E. Newburger, “The Big Payoff: Educational Attainment and Synthetic Estimates of Work-life Earnings,” US Census Bureau (2002), http://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/p23-210.pdf. [iii] G. Orfield and C. Lee, “Brown at 50: King’s …