ERIC Number: EJ516765
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Measuring Poverty: Do the Proposed Revisions of the Poverty Measure Matter for Rural America?
Nord, Mark; Cook, Peggy
Rural Sociologist, v15 n3 p19-21 Sep 1995
The proposed revision of the methodology for measuring poverty in the United States would put the nonmetropolitan poverty rate lower than the metropolitan rate, a reversal due mostly to the cost-of-housing adjustment. Details projected changes in the measured poverty of nonmetropolitan and metropolitan population groups. (TD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Note: Journal availability: Rural Sociology Society, Wilson Hall, Dept. of Sociology, MT State Univ., Bozeman, MT 59715.