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November 27, 2011

Poverty has taken root in suburbs: Chris Briem in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Posted on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 02:00 pm ET

Sunday, November 27, 2011
By Rachel Weaver and Jill King Greenwood, Pittsburgh Tribune Review Poverty has taken root in suburbs


Economist Chris Briem provides insight regarding suburban poverty.

"Local areas with high rates of poverty are not necessarily places that are poor because of out-migration from the city."


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November 26, 2011

Aged Population Continues to Rise in Allegheny County : Chris Briem on 90.5 Essential Public Radio

Posted on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 10:25 am ET

Friday, November 25, 2011
By Deanna Garcia, 90.5 Essential Public Radio
Aged Population Continues to Rise in Allegheny County


Chris Briem is interviewed regarding the aged population in Allegheny County.

"We're in a period of relatively rapid increase. There's a decline in the elderly population here, which is, generally speaking, 65 and over. Ninety plus has been increasing through the past as far as we look back, and is increasing now, but will be increasing a little slower toward the end of the decade."

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November 08, 2011

Civic Building could be sold for $1 million: UCSUR in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Posted on Tuesday, November 08, 2011 at 10:19 am ET

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
By Bob Bauder, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Civic Building could be sold for $1 million


Downtown population data from UCSUR is referenced in this Tribune Review article.

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November 08, 2011

Census revises poverty line: Chris Briem in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Posted on Tuesday, November 08, 2011 at 10:06 am ET

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
By Jason Cato, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Census revises poverty line


Our economist Chris Briem is quoted regarding a census-revised poverty line.

"We're living in a world where data is everything. There's actually a lot of data out there. The challenge is making sense of it."

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