The second chapter of the State of the South 2010 series examines the South's lagging educational attainment rates, particularly among African Americans and Latinos.
From 1980 until 2000, the South was on a trajectory to erase the poverty gap that perennially separated the region and the rest of the country.
A report to the governor and state legislature of Mississippi.
A 1998 State of the South Interim Report analyzing the distribution and concentration of income and wealth among Southern families by race/ethnicity and relative to the U.S. as a whole.
A regional-level analysis of 30-year trends in population, jobs, income, poverty, and education in the South, concentrating on how various segments of the region's population are faring, with spe
A regional-level analysis of the impact of globalization on the Southern economy, with an analysis of trends in business mix changes, trade, foreign direct investment, occupational mix changes, i
While several metropolitan areas have burgeoned and some rural communities have made a successful economic transition, economic shadows have darkened in many Southern rural and urban places that
State of the South 2007 calls upon the region's philanthropic organizations to think more creatively and act more boldly to help the South address its self-limiting inequities and spur its compet
"MDC's first-rate report calls upon Southern leaders to step up and meet serious public education issues, especially the status of the high school.
Five years after the Great Recession, the South has emerged as a region divided.
The concluding chapter of MDC's The State of the South 2010 series, finds that for the region to move forward, Southern leaders must look beyond budget cuts and focus instead on education reform
As North Carolina strives to meet the challenges of the current economic downturn and seeks to address the past quarter century of rising costs and falling wages, stagnating savings and a disappe
Richmond Federal Reserve 2007 - Recent data find that each year the EITC lifts roughly five million people out of poverty, almost half of them children.
Local communities and the state and federal government provide a variety of services, tax credits and other programs to help families.