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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Researching themes related to the book by Matthew Desmond

Statistical sources used by the author

In the final chapter of Evicted, "About this Project," Matthew Desmond discusses the methods he used to collect the stories, information, and data used to write the book. In addition to his extensive fieldwork, he also designed and administered several surveys in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Survey Center and made the data available to the public. 

Desmond also mentions on page 331 that he analyzed data from a national-representative survey called the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study from Princeton University:

Statista database

Sample chart from Statista: