This week’s Seattle Stranger compares Washington state counties in terms of per capita tax revenue generated vs. per capita state expenditures. Not surprisingly perhaps, this exercise reveals significant disparities between the huge and relatively wealthy counties west of the cascades and the struggling counties east of the mountains. As the article argues, …Click to Read More
Most slum dwellers never finish school and end up trapped in poverty
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Department of Geography, Undergraduate Program Film Series
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Tuesday January 18:
Slum …Click to Read More
The just-released American Community Survey details characteristics using samples taken from about one in 10 Americans between 2005 and 2009. Tuesday’s report represented the biggest single data release in the Census Bureau’s history, with more than 11 billion individual estimates for 670,000 specific geographic locations — areas as small as several blocks.
They show …Click to Read More
Aging populations are radically affecting all aspects of global economic development and quality of life. …Click to Read More