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An Updated Measure of Poverty

October 26, 2023 4:15 PM | John Curtis (Administrator)

An Updated Measure of Poverty: (Re)Drawing the Line is a new report from the National Academies, Committee on National Statistics. The report offers recommendations for updating how poverty is measured in the U.S. On Thursday, September 28, five members of the committee that produced the report presented their assessment of the Supplemental Poverty Measure and what a change to a new Principal Poverty Measure would accomplish.

The report is available here.

A recording of the presentation is available here.

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