Why Poverty Matters to the Economy

Poverty—the lack of income to meet basic human needs—does not only hold back individual households, it also prevents the entire economy from growing at its full potential.  Childhood poverty alone costs the nation $489 billion annually.

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What Is the Economic Growth & Mobility Project

The Economic Growth & Mobility Project is a new initiative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia dedicated to promoting equal access to economic opportunity for all.

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Resources

Our experts, research papers, conferences, learning labs, and webcasts offer insights into best practices and solutions to provide inclusive growth and economic mobility.

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