Note: The research in this paper was conducted while the first two authors were Special Sworn Status researchers of the U.S. Census Bureau at the New York Census Research Data Center at Cornell University. Research results and conclusions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Census Bureau. This paper has been screened to ensure that no confidential data are disclosed. Support for this research from the National Science Foundation (award nos. SES-0427889 SES-0322902, and SES-0339191) and the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (H133B040013 and H133B031111) is gratefully acknowledged. Jenkins' research was supported by core funding from the University of Essex and the U.K. Economic and Social Research Council for the Research Centre on Micro-Social Change and the United Kingdom Longitudinal Studies Centre. We thank Jeff Larrimore, Ludmila Rovba and Mathis Schroeder for their research assistance on this project and for their comments on earlier versions of this paper, and Pinky Chandra and Lisa Marie Dragoset, the Cornell Census RDC Administrators, and all their Bureau of Census colleagues who have helped this project along, especially Edward J. Welniak, Jr. and Brian P. Holly.
USING THE P90/P10 INDEX TO MEASURE U.S. INEQUALITY TRENDS WITH CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY DATA: A VIEW FROM INSIDE THE CENSUS BUREAU VAULTS
Article first published online: 16 FEB 2009
© 2009 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2009 International Association for Research in Income and Wealth Published by Blackwell Publishing
Review of Income and Wealth
Volume 55, Issue 1, pages 166–185, March 2009
How to Cite
Burkhauser, R. V., Feng, S. and Jenkins, S. P. (2009), USING THE P90/P10 INDEX TO MEASURE U.S. INEQUALITY TRENDS WITH CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY DATA: A VIEW FROM INSIDE THE CENSUS BUREAU VAULTS. Review of Income and Wealth, 55: 166–185. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4991.2008.00305.x
- Issue published online: 16 FEB 2009
- Article first published online: 16 FEB 2009
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