On Empirical Finding of Higher Risk Poverty in Rural, Working Paper Series. M. Fisher, August 2004.

On Empirical Finding of Higher Risk Poverty in Rural, Working Paper Series. M. Fisher, August 2004.

ON THE EMPIRICAL FINDING OF A HIGHER RISK OF POVERTY IN RURAL AREAS: IS RURAL RESIDENCE ENDOGENOUS TO POVERTY?

By Monica Fisher

Research shows households are more likely to be poor in rural versus urban America. Does this phenomenon partly reflect that people who choose rural residence have unmeasured attributes related to human impoverishment?

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