Thursday, September 12, 2013

How the Census Bureau Measures Income and Poverty

"Income, poverty and health insurance statistics  for 2012 from the Current Population Survey (CPS) will be released Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. One-year statistics from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS) will be released on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
In all likelihood, the national statistics from these two sources will not be identical. Why not? Which is correct? Well, it’s complicated..."
Census Bureau measures of income andpoverty

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