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Alternative Poverty Measures Using the Survey of Income and Program Participation and the American Community Survey

Using the American Community Survey (ACS) to Implement a Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) [PDF - 1.1M]
Trudi Renwick, Kathleen Short, Ale Bishaw and Charles Hokayem, U.S. Census Bureau (May 2012), SEHSD Working Paper #2012-10.

Using the American Community Survey to Implement a National Academy of Sciences-Style Poverty Measure: A Comparison of Imputation Strategies [PDF - 97K]
Mark Levitan, NYC Center for Economic Opportunity and Trudi J. Renwick, U.S. Census Bureau (August 2010)

Alternative Poverty Measures in the Survey of Income and Program Participation [PDF - 75k]
Kathleen S. Short, U.S. Census Bureau (January 2003)

Poverty Measurement Research Using the Consumer Expenditure Survey and the Survey of Income and Program Participation
Kathleen Short, Martin Shea, David Johnson and Thesia I. Garner (February 1998)


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