University of Wisconsin–Madison

U.S. Poverty Measures

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Moving into and out of rural poverty

  • José D. Pacas and Elizabeth E. Davis
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • December 2018
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Rural-urban disparity in poverty persistence

  • Iryna Kyzyma
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • December 2018
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Child poverty in rural America

  • David Rothwell and Brian C. Thiede
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • December 2018
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Fifty years after The People Left Behind: The unfinished challenge of reducing rural poverty

  • Bruce Weber
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • October 2018
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Are rural Americans still behind?

  • James P. Ziliak
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • October 2018
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The Suburbanization of U.S. Poverty

  • Scott Allard
  • Podcasts
  • August 2016
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SNAP Trends and Antipoverty Impacts

  • Judith Bartfeld, Craig Gundersen, Timothy Smeeding, and James Ziliak
  • Fast Focus Policy Brief
  • November 2015
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Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index: An Application to the United States

  • Shatakshee Dhongde and Robert Haveman
  • Discussion Paper
  • March 2015
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Measuring progress in the fight against poverty

  • Gregory Acs
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2014
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Family instability and the risk of material hardship

  • Colleen Heflin
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2014