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Experimental poverty measures

Experimental poverty measures

1999

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Poverty -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Income distribution -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Households -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Wealth -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Kathleen Short].
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesCurrent population reports -- no. 216.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of the Census.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17718931M

    May 20,  · The Government has announced that it will begin the process of developing an experimental statistic based on the measure of poverty developed by the Social Metrics fixdemocracynow.com is the process that all statistics need to go through before they become official national statistics. According to the commission, there is significant debate about how poverty can be measured. May 18,  · Under the measure, the number of people living in poverty is about million, broadly similar to the old figure using only average income, but the type of .

    The Commission unites thinkers from the left and right with poverty and data experts. The Government has today announced that it will begin the process of developing an experimental statistic based on the measure of poverty developed by the Social Metrics Commission. This is the process that all statistics need to go through before they become. Experimental measures generally show lower poverty rates among children than the official measure, partly because they take into account non-cash benefits that many children receive. Conversely, experimental measures show higher rates of poverty among the elderly than the official measure, in part due to the inclusion of certain out-of-pocket.

    This paper presents experimental poverty measures that update those presented in Current Population Report, P, "Experimental Poverty Measures: ". Estimates for are presented and compared with the official measure. In this paper we emphasize the difference in two of the measures that use Consumer Expenditure (CE) data to estimate. Three experimental measures of poverty (developed by the U.S. Census Bureau in response to the recommendation of a panel of the National Academy of Sciences) yield poverty rates that are similar to the official poverty measure overall, but differ by age and other characteristics.


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Experimental Poverty Measures Under Alternative Treatments of Medical Out-of-Pocket Expenditures: An Application of the Consumer Expenditure Survey [Kathleen Short, Thesia I. Garner, US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)] on fixdemocracynow.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Experimental Poverty Measures Under Alternative Treatments of Medical Out-of-Pocket Expenditures: An Application of the Consumer Expenditure Survey [Kathleen Short, Thesia I.

Garner, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics] on fixdemocracynow.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Experimental Poverty Measures: Summary of a Workshop. John Iceland, Rapporteur. John Iceland, Rapporteur. Planning Group for the Workshop to Assess the Current Status of Actions Taken in Response to Measuring Poverty: A New Approach, Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

Experimental Poverty Measures is the summary of that workshop. This report discusses which components of alternative measures are methodologically sound and which might need further refinement,toward the goal of narrowing the number of alternative measures that should be considered.

Poverty and wealth in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam "This book gathers scholars from the three major monotheistic religions to discuss the issue of poverty and wealth from the varied perspectives of each tradition. It provides a cadre of values inherent. Poverty - Experimental Measures Since the development of the current official poverty measure in the 's by Mollie Orshansky there have been a series of studies and reviews of the conceptual and technical elements that make up the measure.

Experimental poverty rates are more comparable in magnitude to official rates than those reported in earlier studies. Updated estimates of work-related expenses, including child care, are lower than those used in previous experimental measures, resulting in lower experimental poverty rates overall.

Sep 10,  · Sincethe Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has been conducting research on the development of experimental expenditure-based poverty thresholds known as the National Academy of Science (NAS) Thresholds.

The early work was based on recommendations of the NAS report Measuring Poverty: A New Approach, (Citro and Michael ). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The workshop had been requested by the U.S.

Office of Management and Budget to evaluate progress in moving toward a new measure of poverty, as recommended by the report, Measuring Poverty: A New Approach.

Experimental Poverty Measures is the summary of that workshop. Experimental Poverty Measures: Summary Of A Workshop by John Iceland Download Book (Respecting the intellectual property of others is utmost important to us, we make every effort to make sure we only link to legitimate sites, such as those sites owned by authors and publishers.

Experimental poverty measures are pre-sented here that update those presented in the Current Population Report by the Census Bureau.1 Two experimental measures that use Consumer Expenditure (CE) data to estimate poverty thresholds and medical out-of-pocket expenses are presented.

These measures and resulting poverty rates are contrasted with the. Get this from a library. Experimental poverty measures: summary of a workshop. [John Iceland; National Research Council (U.S.).

Planning Group for the Workshop to Assess the Current Status of Actions Taken in Response to Measuring Poverty: A New Approach.;].

The CNSTAT workshop on experimental poverty measures, June Background: The current official poverty measure The current official poverty measure has two compo-nents—poverty thresholds and a particular definition of family income that is compared to these thresholds.

Mollie Orshansky, an economist at the Social Security. measure, monitoring poverty in its broad manifestations is a complex task conceptually and empirically. The provision of benchmark data needed for monitoring global targets rests on national statistical offices, and meeting the current demands for poverty statistics is still beyond the reach of most poor countries.

Experimental Poverty Measures I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report presents experimental measures of poverty in the United States. These measures are illustrative varia-tions of the recommendations of the Panel on Poverty and Family Assistance: Concepts, Information Needs, and Mea-surement Methods of the National Research Council.1 The.

experimental poverty measures is unavailable. Just as the official U.S. poverty rate is estimated using the CPS, all vari-ables except age used to produce this analysis are included in the Experimental Poverty Measures Research Data File, 8 which is based on the March CPS.

9 The age variable 10 was imported from the CPS March. Report on Experimental Poverty Measures: to Kathleen Short and John Iceland, Census Bureau, Washington DC, Richard Bavier, Office of Management and Budget. Thesia I. Garner and Patricia Rozaklis, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Donald J. Hernandez, SUNY at Albany. Overview In July of this year the Census Bureau. We measure poverty two ways every year. The official poverty measure is based on cash resources.

The supplemental poverty measure includes noncash benefits. Experimental Poverty Measures Other Alternative Measures from the Census Bureau Prior to the publication of the Research Supplemental Poverty Measure inthe Census Bureau conducted a variety of studies looking at how income distribution changes when the definition of income is varied to include or exclude different components.

In andthe Census Bureau released reports that presented a set of experimental poverty measures based on the recommendations of the NAS panel report (Short et al., ; Short.Experimental Poverty Measures: Issued October Current Population Reports.

By Kathleen Short. Consumer Income. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. This report was prepared under the gen-eral direction of. fixdemocracynow.com, Assistant Division Chief for Income Pov-erty, and Health Statistics, Housing and.Free Online Library: Experimental poverty measurement for the s.(testing a National Academy of Sciences Panel's recommendations for new poverty measures, includes summary of recommendations) by "Monthly Labor Review"; Business Human resources and labor relations Poverty Measurement.