Session 59:
Using New Data and Measures to Better Understand Economic Resources Available to Families and Children in the U.S.

Thursday, April 11
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Napoleon B2
3rd Floor

Chair: Jonathan Fisher, U.S. Census Bureau
Discussant: John Iceland, Pennsylvania State University

  1. How Does Income Poverty Relate to Material Hardship? Evidence from a New Household SurveyIrwin Garfinkel, Columbia University; Jane Waldfogel, Columbia University; Christopher T. Wimer, Columbia University

  2. Understanding Income-to-Threshold Ratios Using the SPM: People with Moderate IncomeKathleen S. Short, U.S. Census Bureau

  3. Comparing Supplemental Poverty Measure Thresholds and Family Budgets: Rethinking Income to Poverty RatiosTrudi Renwick, U.S. Census Bureau; Kathleen S. Short, U.S. Census Bureau

  4. The Effects of SNAP on Child Poverty in California: Modeling CalFresh Benefit Receipt on the Resources Available to Families Using a Range of AssumptionsChristopher T. Wimer, Columbia University; Caroline Danielson, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC); Sarah Bohn, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)

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