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Richard Burkhauser: Poverty Measure Remains Incomplete

Richard Burkhauser, Cornell University: Poverty is still at the highest level that we have seen in all but two years since 1967. But the good news is that the poverty measure does not capture all the resources that are available to low-income people. On September 12, 2012, the day the Census poverty report was released, the Center on Children and Families at Brookings held its tenth annual briefing to discuss the new figures on poverty and income and their implications for families and policymakers. Two keynote speakers and a panel of experts offered their analysis on the Census report and perspectives on the significance of the new data. More on this event at: http://goo.gl/UmO9B
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