poverty urban rural http://nhpr.org en The Two New Hampshires http://nhpr.org/post/two-new-hampshires <p>New Hampshire Economist and Chancellor of the Community College System Ross Gitell is looking at the major demographic and economic differences between the rural and more urban parts of our state - a divide he says is growing. We’re talking about that, and his ideas on closing the gap.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 39481 at http://nhpr.org The Two New Hampshires Urban Poverty vs Rural Poverty...Who's Better off? http://nhpr.org/post/urban-poverty-vs-rural-povertywhos-better <p>Urban Squalor, it’s an image of misery: barefoot kids picking through heaps of smoldering trash or fetid water. With an increasing number of people living in such conditions in the world’s mega-cities, the question of whether living in urban poverty is worse than rural poverty is a persistent one. Charles Kenny- economist and senior fellow at the center for global development wrote “<a href="http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/08/13/in_praise_of_slums"><em>I</em><em>n Praise of Slums</em></a>” an article published in Foreign Policy Magazine.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:20:24 +0000 Virginia Prescott 12264 at http://nhpr.org Urban Poverty vs Rural Poverty...Who's Better off?