The Craig Fahle Show

Explaining The Wealth Gap And Why It Matters

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Photo Courtesy Of: BET

The divide between rich and poor people has grown wider in recent decades, and President Obama has said we need to create opportunities that make upward mobility possible. Senior Fellow and Deputy Director at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program Alan Berube discusses which states and cities are struggling with the wealth gap.

Guest:

Senior Fellow and Deputy Director at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program; Co-author of Confronting Suburban Poverty in America, Alan Berube

Go Deeper:

Wealth gap is widest in some affluent cities