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Census.govPeople and Households Poverty - Experimental Measures Main Experimental Poverty Measures PublicationsWorking Papers and Conference Presentations: Arranged by Topic › Taxes and Unit of Analysis

Taxes and Unit of Analysis

EITC Estimates in the CPS ASEC Simulations of After-Tax Income [PDF-546k]
Kathleen Short, Dennis Donahue, George Lynch (August 2012)

Alternative Strategies for Grouping People into Resource Units: Measuring Poverty in the American Community Survey [PDF-252k]
Misty L. Heggeness, Trent Alexander and Sharon Stern (May 2012)

Evaluating the Use of the New Current Population Survey's Annual Social and Economic Supplement Questions in the Census Bureau Tax Model [PDF - 337k]
Bruce H. Webster Jr, U.S. Census Bureau (September 2011)

Unit of Analysis for Poverty Measurement: A Comparison of the Supplemental Poverty Measure and the Official Poverty Measure [PDF - 86k]
Ashley Provencher, U.S. Census Bureau (August 2011)

Unit of Analysis for Poverty Measurement: A Comparison of the Supplemental Poverty Measure and the Official Poverty Measure [PDF - 141k]
Ashley Provencher, U.S. Census Bureau (March 2011)

Examining the Effect of the Supplemental Poverty Measurement Resource Unit: Using the American Community Survey [PDF - 119k]
Alemayehu Bishaw, U.S. Census Bureau (March 2011)

Poverty Measures that Table Account of Changing Living Arrangements and Childcare Expenses [PDF - 95k]
Kathleen Short, U.S. Census Bureau (July 2009)

Consumer Units, Households and Sharing: A View from the Survey of Income and Program Participation [PDF - 135k]
Kathleen Short and Timothy Smeeding (June 2005)

Measuring and Modeling Taxes in the Survey of Income and Program Participation [PDF - 70k]
Jeff Sisson and Kathleen Short, U.S. Census Bureau (August 2001)

The "Family/Couple/Household" Unit of Analysis in Poverty Measurement
John Iceland, U.S. Census Bureau (August 2000)

Cohabitation and the Measurement of Child Poverty
Marcia Carlson and Sheldon Danziger (February 1998)

Shifting Family Definitions: The Effect of Cohabitation and Other Nonfamily Household
Kurt Bauman, U.S. Census Bureau (January 1997)



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