Jan 8, 2014 The 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's declaration of the War on Poverty.
Jan 7, 2014 Three quarters of the world's poor live in middle-income countries.
Oct 30, 2013 A study from the American Affluence Research Center finds that families with a net worth of $800,000 or more think the economy's doing great.
Oct 30, 2013 The National Black Child Development Institute says the conversation around poverty and success in the African-American community needs to be shifted.
Oct 25, 2013 Just being poor can impair a person's cognitive functions.
Sep 23, 2013 As cities move from carpool lanes to toll lanes to ease highway congestion, one Atlanta group points to the uneven benefits of the plan.
Sep 20, 2013 The U.S. Census released a report on the national median income and poverty rate this week. And Marketplace released a data tool on incomes to tell a bigger story about how we live at any income.
Sep 17, 2013 A practitioner of the dismal science and a writer of dystopian sci-fi have competing takes on the survival of the middle class.
Sep 17, 2013 The Census releases U.S. median income data today. We visit two families to compare what it's like to live at the national median income and local median income.