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Author Short, Kathleen ♦ Bureau, U. S. Census
Source CiteSeerX
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Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Family Assistance ♦ New Approach ♦ Government Economist ♦ U.s. Society ♦ Experimental Modern Poverty Measure ♦ Government Policy ♦ Expert Panel ♦ Official U.s. Poverty Measure ♦ Allied Social Science Association Meeting ♦ Association Meeting ♦ National Academy ♦ National Statistic ♦ Measuring Poverty
Description Association Meetings, Atlanta, Georgia. This paper reports the results of research and analysis undertaken by In 1995, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Panel on Poverty and Family Assistance, under the auspices of the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT), published a report, Measuring Poverty, A New Approach (Citro and Michael, 1995). This expert panel argued that the official U.S. poverty measure is outdated given the changes in U.S. society and in government policies
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Institution http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/povmeas/papers.html Short, Kathleen, “Experimental Poverty Measures: 1999”, U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, Consumer Income, P60-216, U.S. Government Printing Office