The poverty of "the poverty rate" measure and mismeasure of want in modern America

Eberstadt, Nick 1955-

The poverty of "the poverty rate" measure and mismeasure of want in modern America by Nicholas Eberstadt - XV, 175 S. graph. Darst.

Includes bibliographical references

What is the official poverty rate, and what does it actually measure? -- Poverty trends in modern America, according to the official poverty rate -- The official poverty rate versus other statistical indicators bearing on material deprivation in America -- Systematic differences between income and expenditures among poorer households in modern America -- Accounting for the widening reported gap between income and consumption for lower-income Americans -- Trends in living standards for low-income Americans -- Conclusion : wanted, new poverty measure(s) in modern America

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Armut
Lebensstandard
Messung
Indexberechnung
USA
Poverty--United States
Poor--United States
Income distribution--United States

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