On Friday March 20th, 2015 an Expert Meeting on Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance was held at Census Bureau headquarters in Suitland, Maryland. The event allowed experts to discuss current and forthcoming data relating to these topics as well as changes to how data is collected and analyzed.
YouTube videos of the meeting proceedings are below.
Presentation materials from the meeting are listed below.
Census money income is defined as income received on a regular basis before payments for taxes, social security, etc. and does not reflect noncash benefits.
If a family's total income is less than the official poverty threshold for a family of that size and composition, then they are considered to be in poverty.
Poverty Working Papers
Read research from Census Bureau experts related to income, poverty, and experimental poverty measures.
Health Insurance Redesign
In 2014, the Census Bureau implemented the redesigned health insurance questions to replace the existing questions in the CPS ASEC.