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2019-05-21 08:59 How to permanently escape poverty A prominent school of thought suggests lump-sum cash payments, or even a job, as a means to assist those living in poverty. But recent research suggests neither of these offer a permanent solution.
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How to permanently escape poverty

May 21 2019 08:59

A prominent school of thought suggests lump-sum cash payments, or even a job, as a means to assist those living in poverty. But recent research suggests neither of these offer a permanent solution.

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