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Who are the Poor? Using Different Measures

The Supplemental Poverty Measure: Examining the Incidence and Depth of Poverty in the U.S. Taking Account of Taxes and Transfers in 2012 [PDF - 601k]
Kathleen S. Short, U.S. Census Bureau (November 2013)

The Supplemental Poverty Measure in the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP): 2004 [PDF - 298k]
Kathleen Short and Katherine Giefer, U.S. Census Bureau (August 2013)

Comparing Supplemental Poverty Measure Thresholds and Family Budgets: Understanding Income to Poverty Ratios [PDF - 1MB]
Trudi Renwick and Kathleen Short, U.S. Census Bureau (November 2013) SEHSD Working Paper No. 2013-28

Changes in Poverty Measurement: An Examination of the Research SPM and Its Effects by Gender [PDF - 3.49MB]
Trudi Renwick and Laryssa Mykyta, U.S. Census Bureau (January 2013) SEHSD Working Paper No. 2013-05

Examining the Incidence and Depth of Poverty in the U.S. Taking Account of Taxes and Transfers in 2011 [PDF - 533k]
Kathleen S. Short U.S. Census Bureau (December 2012)

Changing the Face of Poor Lone Mothers: Understanding How Alternative Poverty Definitions Change the Composition of Lone Mother Families Living in Poverty) [PDF - 139k]
Misty L. Heggeness and Laryssa Mykyta, U.S. Census Bureau (June 2012) SEHSD Working Paper No. 2012-15.

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.

The Supplemental Poverty Measure: Examining the Incidence and Depth of Poverty in the U.S. Taking Account of Taxes and Transfers in 2010 [PDF - 652k]
Kathleen S. Short , U.S. Census Bureau (March 2012)

The Research Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2010 [PDF - 180k]
Kathleen S. Short, U.S. Census Bureau (November 2011)

The Supplemental Poverty Measure: Examining the Incidence and Depth of Poverty in the U.S. Taking Account of Taxes and Transfers in 2009 [PDF - 944k]
Kathleen S. Short , U.S. Census Bureau (June 2011)

Who is Poor? A New Look with the Supplemental Poverty Measure [PDF - 283k]
Kathleen Short, U.S. Census Bureau (January 2011)

Supplemental Poverty Measure: Preliminary Estimates for 2008 [PDF - 177K]
Kathleen S. Short and Trudi J, Renwick, U.S. Census Bureau (November 2010)

Experimental Modern Poverty Measures: 2007 [PDF - 436k]
Kathleen S. Short, U.S. Census Bureau (August 2010)

Defining and Redefining Poverty [PDF - 260k]
Kathleen Short, John Iceland, and Joseph Dalaker, U.S. Census Bureau (August 2002)

Application of Experimental Poverty Measures to the Aged [PDF - 369k]
Kelly A. Olsen, Social Security Administration (April 2000)

Who are the Poor Elderly? An Examination Using Alternative Poverty Measures [PDF - 145k]
David S. Johnson and Timothy M. Smeeding (February 2000)

Who Is Better Off Than We Thought? Evaluating Poverty with a Different Measure [PDF - 107k]
Kathleen Short and John Iceland, U.S. Census Bureau (January 2000)

Are Children Worse Off? Evaluating Child Well-Being Using a New (and Improved) Measure of Poverty
John Iceland, Kathleen Short, Thesia Garner and David Johnson (April 1999)

Do the Proposed Revisions of the Poverty Measure Matter for Rural America?
Mark Nord and Peggy Cook , Economic Research Service (July 1995)

Poor Old Folks: Have Our Methods of Poverty Measurement Blinded Us to Who is Poor? [PDF - 93k]
David Betson (November 1995)


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