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Is big split between rich and poor making us all poorer? Maybe

BY: - August 30, 2022

It seems as if income inequality would slow the economy. But in a recent survey a big portion of a panel of Ohio economists said… that depends. In the survey of 26 Ohio economists released Monday, 14 agreed that rising inequality in Ohio is slowing economic growth, four disagreed and eight said they were unsure. By […]

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Children of working poor hit harder by pandemic. We must invest in them and their families.

BY: - September 10, 2020

While doctors and researchers haven’t unraveled all of the mysteries of the new coronavirus, there are some things we do know with certainty.  The economic and social fallout from the pandemic have hit those who are experiencing poverty the hardest. In part because so many working poor individuals don’t have the privilege of working from […]