Indicators Of The Week: Colleges, Poverty, Airlines

Shatakshee Dhongde, Ivan Allen College

Posted September 17, 2021

External Article: The Indicator

Shatakshee Dhongde, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor in the School of Economics, was interviewed for the Sept 17, 2021, segment of The Indicator, a podcast produced by NPR's Planet Money team.

In the segment, Dhongde discusses the U.S. Census Bureau's annual report on poverty which showed "that pandemic aid helped keep a lot of Americans afloat last year".

An excerpt:

It was a big relief. Honestly, we were scared that we might see very high poverty levels...and that was not the case.