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Poverty, The Structure of

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National Poverty Research Centers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the U.S.

Publishes Pathways: A Magazine on Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy

Other Poverty Research Centers:
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Housed at the World Bank, a global partnership of 30+ organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion.
Hosted by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) in the Earth Institute, Columbia University.  Per the website, it's purpose is "to enhance current understanding of the global distribution of poverty and the geographic and biophysical conditions of where the poor live. Additionally, the project aims to assist policy makers, development agencies, and the poor themselves in designing interventions to reduce poverty."  See the map gallary for information on specific countries and Where the Poor Are: An Atlas of Poverty.
Economic research center in the Oxford Department of International Development of the University of Oxford (UK).  Developed the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), a new international measure of poverty.
Global network of development country researchers.
Good site for information/resources about poverty and federal guidelines.  From the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Poverty (The World Bank)
Poverty reduction is a World Bank goal.  The Banks investments and  impact are related to t Timely research and analysis help guide it.
Rural Policy Research Institute (University of Iowa)
Goal is to initiate public discussion and aid policymakers' understanding of  the rural impacts of public policies and programs.
Social Welfare History Project (SWHP) (Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries)
Digital archive of materials related to social welfare and social reform in the United States.
Goal #1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.  This initiative is advanced through the United Nations Development Programme.