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Abstract

Kathleen Short, John Iceland, Richard Bavier, Thesia Garner, Patricia Rozaklis, and Donald J. Hernandez (1999) "Report on Experimental Poverty Measures: 1990 to 1997", Proceedings of the Section on Social Statistics, American Statistical Association.

In July of this year the Census Bureau released the report entitled Experimental Poverty Measures 1990 to 1997. This report responded to criticisms of the current official measure and to recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Poverty and Family Assistance.

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