Creating a Consistent Poverty Measure Over Time Using NAS Procedures: 1996-2005
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KeywordsNAS; Poverty; Consumer Exenditure Survey; Current Population Survey;
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-05-31 (All new papers)
- NEP-EXP-2008-05-31 (Experimental Economics)
- NEP-HAP-2008-05-31 (Economics of Happiness)
- NEP-LTV-2008-05-31 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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