Liana Fox oversees the U.S. Census Bureau branches responsible for processing, analyzing, and publishing poverty, income and program participation estimates collected in the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement, the American Community Survey and the Survey of Income and Program Participation. Her area is also responsible for research on alternative methods of measuring poverty.
She has published numerous papers developing and analyzing historical extensions to the Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure research as well as extensions of the SPM to the ACS and SIPP.
Prior to joining the Census Bureau, Fox completed her post-doctoral work at the Swedish Institute for Social Research and worked at the Columbia Population Research Center and the Economic Policy Institute.
Fox earned her doctoral degree in Social Welfare from Columbia University, master’s degree in Labor Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and her bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.