And How Did The U.S. Poverty Rate Respond?
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GDP report: Economic growth ticks up to 2.6%
U.S. Federal Recovery Programs and BEA Statistics
U.S. Census Bureau: Poverty Statistics
World Bank: Global Poverty Reduction and Equity Website
Worldwide, the current financial turndown has meant a slower rate of global poverty reduction. In 2009, fewer people left poverty as a result of the crisis.