Study Finds Having Wealthy Friends Can Help People Escape Poverty

A new study on reducing poverty used data from millions of Facebook accounts to measure the “economic connectedness” in the U.S. NBC News’ Joshua Johnson is joined by Stanford economics professor Matthew Jackson to break down the elements for a successful economic connection and how some communities fall short.  

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  1. new study finds that hard work, determination, and personal responsibility can also help you escape poverty.

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  3. Exactly I’ve been saying this for years 😏

  4. Using Facebook data? It's like asking to be lied to. Turns out all 10 billion people on earth have facebook accounts.

  5. So they really had to do research to know this?

  6. I have rich friends well 1 and 3 rich family members but doesn't mean any of them are going to help me not be homeless or help me not cook or freeze in my truck.
    No no no thats to easy like having rich people around you wont help you.

  7. No it doesnt. You fed those wealthy things, that determine what you are, and who you are. What you decide to eat, how well. All those people removed from their homes, because the same people who stole that home from another just like you, does it again to you, and likely 3 other times. Eventually youll have to solve your issue about them.

  8. Sounds like corporate business please

  9. This IA q good study when you combine "race demographics" the minority regions have "low rating" while segregated inbreeding regions have "high" rating and alot of "oil" outlets and aren't connected to the tech coastal regions..

  10. Your physical attractiveness can rise u out of poverty. Just need to know how to use it to your advantage.

  11. So what kind of so called classified information could have been so important that the Deep State Democrat's secret police would illegally raid a President. Home. This is a one sided witch hunt to get back harmful evidence showing deep state crimes and Corruption the President may possess on them…His deep state enemies can just deem it as classified which let them do anything they want without consequences including planting phony evidence. The Corrupt democrat's monopoly media will cheer this Banana Republic tactic. Shame Shame Shame for the killing off our Civil Liberties.

  12. After I started earning $680k from Bitcoin monthly, I’ve been living a life of lavishness and too much spending. So tired of it already and am looking to retire soon, I’m from NewYork and a father of 3kids. Please how do I handle this matter!!! Any ideas or advice, anyway Nice videos you got there.

  13. soon I will be 59 and I and my wife earn $1800 bi-weekly returns from our digital assets portfolio but we are VERY worried about our future because of the gas and food prices rising daily. We have had our savings up high with the cost of living into the stratosphere, we are finding it impossible to retire. We can get by, but cant seem to get ahead. My condolences to anyone retiring in this crisis, 30years nonstop just for a crooked system to take all you worked for

  14. Americans are more proletarianized in greater numbers everyday that they are at the same economic level the rest of humanity in poorer countries stand, actually, worse off, as owners of nothing but the ability to take on three jobs to survive. It takes three jobs to survive, three separate employers and three paychecks, taxed three times by the fed, state and city.

    Americans can only free themselves from proletarianization by establishing universal freedom. In other words the rest of humanity must be freed from poverty if Americans want to be free of poverty.

  15. Common sense isn't as common as people think. It's nice to have our assumptions evaluated to see if they are true or not.

    If we want things to be better – we have to present facts, not feelings. I don't see any of these people complaining working to compile millions of pieces of data and presenting it to the American people as undeniable FACT.

    Thank you for this segment NBC.

  16. Y’all really need a study to confirm what everyone knows by common sense and just the need to survive? Lmao ok

  17. Wealth and poverty is not a good chemistry

  18. Study finds the word nepotism means something. Well done team!

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  20. Time to cull the herd of MAGAtrash people. 😗

  21. Alles sehr schön. Aber zuerst zusammen die Nummern 10 und 1. Eine empr.ONLINE Brünette und eine anderex Blondine. Es wäre unfair, wenn ich 4 wählen würde

  22. So positive role models? Who would have guessed?

  23. If you need a study to prove that, common sense has failed you. Wow!