Measuring poverty: a new approach

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National Academy Press, 1995 - Business & Economics - 501 pages
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This book evaluates concepts and procedures for deriving the poverty threshold, definitions of family resources, and procedures for annual updates of poverty measures. It explores issues underlying the poverty measure, analyzes effects of any changes in poverty rates, and discusses the impact on eligibility for public benefits.

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SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS
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INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
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TABLES
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