Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Community Development

Community Investments Vol 23, Issue 2
Stressing Out the Poor: Chronic Physiological Stress and the Income-Achievement Gap

Author(s): Gary W. Evans, Cornell University; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Pamela Kato Klebanov, Columbia University

Fall 2011

Community Investments

This article explores the link between childhood poverty and the negative effects of prolonged exposure to stressful environments.

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