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Wilmot Allen
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Wilmot Allen is founder of 1 World Enterprises, a consulting firm that advises on economic development and emerging market investing. Allen works in emerging market private equity with an international financial institution and is co-founder of the Partnership for Urban Innovation (PUI), a social innovation enterprise and research institution that addresses challenges confronting urban America through innovative approaches leveraging best practices, intellectual capital and partnerships from around the world. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School and MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School.

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Urban Poverty in America: The Truly Disadvantaged Revisited

(3) Comments | Posted January 20, 2013 | 2:39 PM

The Truly Disadvantaged, written by Harvard professor William Julius Wilson, was first published in 1987 and significantly impacted the debate about the causes of urban (ghetto) poverty and potential public policy solutions. Professor Wilson argued fundamentally that changes in the structure of the U.S. economy were the primary drivers of...

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