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ERIC Number: ED519932
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 36
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0195-5705
Focus. Volume 27, Number 2, Winter 2010
Caspar, Emma, Ed.
Institute for Research on Poverty
The purpose of "Focus" is to provide coverage of poverty-related research, events, and issues, and to acquaint a large audience with the work of the Institute for Research on Poverty by means of short essays on selected pieces of research. This issue contains the following articles: (1) Progress toward Improving the U.S. Poverty Measure: Developing the New Supplemental Poverty Measure (David Johnson); (2) Measuring Poverty in Wisconsin (Joanna Marks, Julia Isaacs, Katherine Thornton, and Timothy Smeeding); (3) How Well Do We Understand Achievement Gaps? (Eric A. Hanushek); (4) Transfers and Taxes and the Low-Income Population: Policy and Research Trends (Richard Burkhauser, Robert Moffitt, and John Karl Scholz); (5) Revisiting an Old Question: How Much Does Parental Income Affect Child Outcomes? (Susan E. Mayer); and (6) An Alien Parachutes into Economic Research on Low-Income Populations (Thomas D. Cook). Individual articles contain tables, figures and footnotes.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (DHHS)
Authoring Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin