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How Dental Inequality Hurts Americans >

Frankt, Austin (2018-02-19, The New York Times): Lack of dental care through Medicaid not only harms people's health, but has negative economic implications as well.

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How America’s “Childcare Deserts” are Driving Women Out of the Workforce >

Redden, Molly. (2018-01-17, The Guardian): Rising daycare costs have put the spotlight on Washington state in a country offering little support for parents seeking childcare.

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Why the New Research on Mobility Matters: An Economist’s View >

Wolfers, Justin. (2015-05-04, The New York Times). Hundreds of studies have demonstrated that the odds of economic success vary across neighborhoods. The far more difficult question is whether that's because neighborhoods nurture success (or failure), or whether they just attract those who would succeed (or fail) anyway.

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