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ERIC Number: ED505652
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb-1
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Human Capital and the Challenge of Persistent Poverty in Appalachia
Ziliak, James P.
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Recent research suggests that investments in education may provide the key to reducing persistent poverty in regions such as Appalachia. A look at some trends in poverty and educational attainment in Appalachia over the past two decades confirms that the two are strongly related. (A list of recommended readings is included. Contains 4 figures.)
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. P.O. Box 6387, Cleveland, OH 44101. Tel: 216-579-2050; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland