Note: We thank two anonymous referees and the ROIW editors for their comments and suggestions. Earlier versions of this research were presented during the following: Conference on Consumption, Income, and the Well-being of Families and Children, May 4–5, 2006 in Washington, DC; 2005 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Bureau of Labor Statistics seminars. The comments of conference discussants, Gary Burtless and Timothy Smeeding, are appreciated. Ralph Bradley, Rob McClelland, and Uri Kogan in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Division of Price and Index Number Research, and David Johnson and Charles Nelson in the Housing and Household Economics Statistics Division from the U.S. Census Bureau also provided useful comments. Appreciation is also extended to Rob Cage, Patrick Falwell, and Mary Lynn Schmidt who provided assistance with the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI), and Laura Paszkiewicz, who provided assistance with the U.S. Consumer Expenditure Interview Survey. All comments greatly improved this research. The views expressed in this research, including those related to statistical, methodological, technical, or operational issues, are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official positions or policies of the U.S. Census Bureau or U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, or the views of other staff members within these agencies. The authors accept responsibility for all errors.
IDENTIFYING THE POOR: POVERTY MEASUREMENT FOR THE U.S. FROM 1996 TO 2005
Article first published online: 25 JAN 2010
© 2010 The Authors. Journal compilation © International Association for Research in Income and Wealth 2010
Review of Income and Wealth
Volume 56, Issue 2, pages 237–258, June 2010
How to Cite
Garner, T. I. and Short, K. S. (2010), IDENTIFYING THE POOR: POVERTY MEASUREMENT FOR THE U.S. FROM 1996 TO 2005. Review of Income and Wealth, 56: 237–258. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4991.2009.00374.x
- Issue published online: 17 MAY 2010
- Article first published online: 25 JAN 2010
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