These articles focus on poverty and the things that could ameliorate or exacerbate it (like access to homeownership, access to credit, and workforce and economic development) as well as how to measure the spatial distribution of urban poverty at the county level.
Kleit, Rachel Garshick and T. Brad Foster. 2015. The Changing Relationship between Housing and Inequality, 1980-2010. Housing Policy Debate 25 (1):16-40.
Chrisinger, Colleen, Christopher S. Fowler and Rachel Garshick Kleit.2015. Industry Clusters and Employment Outcomes in Washington State. Economic Development Quarterly 29(3): 199-210.
Fowler, Christopher C., Cover, Jane K, Kleit, Rachel Garshick. 2014. The Geography of Fringe Banking. Journal of Regional Science 54(4): 688-710.
Fowler, Christopher S. and Rachel Garshick Kleit. 2014. The effects of industrial clusters on the poverty rate. Economic Geography 90 (2): 129-154. doi: 10.1111/ecge.12038
Chrisinger, Colleen, Christopher S. Fowler and Rachel Garshick Kleit. 2012. Shared skills: occupation clusters for poverty alleviation and economic development. Urban Studies 49 (5): 3403-3425. .
Wang, Man, Rachel Garshick Kleit, Jane Cover, and Christopher S. Fowler. 2012. Spatial variations in U.S. poverty: beyond metropolitan and non-metropolitan. Urban Studies 49 (3): 563-585.
Cover, Jane, Amy Fuhrman Spring, and Rachel Garshick Kleit. 2011. Minorities on the margins? The spatial organization of fringe banking services. Journal of Urban Affairs 33 (3): 317-344.