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    • Antipoverty Effects of Unemployment Insurance 

      Gabe, Thomas; Whittaker, Julie M. (2012-10-04)
      [Excerpt] This report examines the antipoverty effects of unemployment insurance benefits during the past recession and the economic recovery. The analysis highlights the impact of the additional and expanded unemployment ...
    • Antipoverty Effects of Unemployment Insurance 

      Gabe, Thomas; Whitaker, Julie M. (2011-04-19)
      [Excerpt] This report examines the antipoverty effects of unemployment insurance benefits over the past recession and through the beginning of the economic recovery. The analysis highlights the impact of the additional and ...
    • Federal Minimum Wage, Tax-Transfer Earnings Supplements, and Poverty 

      Falk, Gene; Gabe, Thomas; Bradley, David H. (2014-02-28)
      [Excerpt] This report focuses on the impact of minimum wage and tax-transfer earnings supplements for workers of different family types. It does so through illustrating how the minimum wage and federal tax-transfer policies ...
    • Poverty in the United States: 2008 

      Gabe, Thomas (2009-10-06)
      [Excerpt] In 2008, 39.8 million people were counted as poor in the United States—an increase of 2.6 million persons from 2007, and nearly the largest number of persons counted as poor since 1960. The poverty rate, or percent ...
    • Poverty in the United States: 2009 

      Gabe, Thomas (2010-09-20)
      [Excerpt] The measure of poverty currently in use was developed nearly 50 years ago, and was adopted as the “official” U.S. statistical measure of poverty in 1969. Except for minor technical changes, and adjustments for ...
    • Poverty in the United States: 2011 

      Gabe, Thomas (2012-09-13)
      [Excerpt] In 2011, 46.2 million people were counted as poor in the United States, the same number as in 2010 and the largest number of persons counted as poor in the measure’s 53-year recorded history. The poverty rate, ...
    • Poverty in the United States: 2012 

      Gabe, Thomas (2013-11-13)
      In 2012, 46.5 million people were counted as poor in the United States—the number, statistically unchanged over the past three years, is the largest recorded in the measure’s 54-year history. The poverty rate, or percent ...
    • Poverty in the United States: 2013 

      Gabe, Thomas (2014-09-25)
      [Excerpt] In 2013, 45.3 million people were counted as poor in the United States under the official poverty measure—a number statistically unchanged from the 46.5 million people estimated as poor in 2012. The poverty rate, ...
    • Poverty in the United States: 2013 

      Gabe, Thomas (2015-01-29)
      In 2013, 45.3 million people were counted as poor in the United States under the official poverty measure—a number statistically unchanged from the 46.5 million people estimated as poor in 2012. The poverty rate, or percent ...
    • Welfare, Work, and Poverty Status of Female-Headed Families with Children: 1987-2009 

      Gabe, Thomas (2011-07-15)
      [Excerpt] This report focuses on trends in the economic well-being of female-headed families account for well over half of all poor children in the United States. For these reasons, single female-headed families continue ...
    • Welfare, Work, and Poverty Status of Female-Headed Families with Children: 1987-2013 

      Gabe, Thomas (2014-11-21)
      Eighteen years have passed since repeal of what was the nation’s major cash welfare program assisting low-income families with children, the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, and its replacement with ...