America's Poverty Course

It’s a special moment in U.S. history in which income inequality has reached unprecedented levels, poverty remains extreme, and racial and gender inequalities are intransigent. Why is there so much inequality and poverty? How might they be reduced? Find out from the country’s top scholars in our course on poverty and inequality. The course is offered through edX and the course videos are listed below.

Income Inequality

The Experience of Poverty

The Causes of Poverty

Educational Access

Education Outcomes

Social Mobility and Jobs

Gender Inequality

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration