Thursday, May 3 / 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM   •   Continental Parlor 2-3

Session 42:
Conceptualization and Measurement of Poverty

Chair: Stephen L. Morgan, Cornell University
Discussant: Timothy M. Smeeding, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  1. Alternative Strategies for Grouping People into Resource Units: Measuring Poverty in the American Community SurveyTrent Alexander, U.S. Census Bureau ; Misty L. Heggeness, U.S. Census Bureau ; Sharon Stern, U.S. Census Bureau

  2. Using the American Community Survey (ACS) to Implement a Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM)Trudi Renwick, U.S. Census Bureau ; Kathleen S. Short, U.S. Census Bureau ; Alemayehu Bishaw, U.S. Census Bureau ; Charles Hokayem, U.S. Census Bureau

  3. The Illusion of Spells: Making Sense of Poverty DynamicsJan O. Jonsson, Swedish Institute for Social Research ; Carina Mood, Institute for Futures Studies

  4. Recent Developments in Antipoverty Policies in the United StatesJames P. Ziliak, University of Kentucky

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