Cover: Panel on Estimates of Poverty for Small Geographic Areas

Panel on Estimates of Poverty for Small Geographic Areas

Published in: Small-Area Estimates of School-Age Children in Poverty: Evaluation of Current Methodology / Citro C. F., Kalton G. eds. (Washington DC: National Academy Press, 2001)

Posted on rand.org 2001

by Graham Kalton, David M. Betson, Nancy E. Dunton, Wayne A. Fuller, Thomas B. Jabine, Sylvia T. Johnson, Thomas A. Louis, Sally C. Morton, Jeffrey S. Passel, J. N K Rao, et al.

Recent trends in federal policies for social and economic programs have increased the demand for timely, accurate estimates of income and poverty for states, counties, and even smaller areas.

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