A Chronological Bibliography of Mollie Orshansky’s Publications

A Chronological Bibliography of Mollie Orshansky’s Publications

(Including Congressional Testimony)

Compiled and annotated by Gordon M. Fisher

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1947

Sadye F. Adelson, Betty C. Brown, Tempe May Erickson, Emma G. Holmes, Rita J. Holmes, Irene A. Moke, Mollie Orshansky, Jean L. Pennock, Margaret G. Reid, and Edith Belcher Shepherd, “Family Economics — Home Management” (Abstracts from Periodicals), Journal of Home Economics, Vol. 39, No. 3, March 1947, pp. 176-177 [Of the fourteen abstracts for which the contributor was identified, one was contributed by Orshansky.]

Sadye F. Adelson, Ennis C. Blake, Margaret L. Brew, Tempe May Erickson, Rita J. Holmes, and Mollie Orshansky, “Family Economics — Home Management” (Abstracts from Periodicals), Journal of Home Economics, Vol. 39, No. 6, June 1947, pp. 368-369 [Of the eleven abstracts for which the contributor was identified, five were contributed by Orshansky.]

1949

Mollie Orshansky, “Income and Prices,” pp. 48-53 in Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Family Living Reports: Speeches on rural family living given at the 27th Annual Outlook Conference, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington 25, D.C., October 31-November 4, 1949, October 1949

1952

Mollie Orshansky, “Equivalent Levels of Living: Farm and City” Exit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site., [PDF - 27 pages] pp. 175-200 in Studies in Income and Wealth, Volume Fifteen — Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, New York, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1952 [date of conference — June 1950] [This paper was presented at the conference under the title “Use of Income Elasticity for Farm-Urban Comparison” — see J. Frederic Dewhurst and Associates, America’s Needs and Resources: A New Survey, New York, The Twentieth Century Fund, 1955, p. 192.]

1953

Mollie Orshansky, “Chapter 40 — Statistics on Wage Stabilization Board Operations,” pp. 334-376 and 391-425 in Vol. 2 of Wage Stabilization Board, Economic Stabilization Agency, Wage Stabilization Program, 1950-1953, June 30, 1953 [Pp. 377-390 were prepared by another employee.]

1955

Mollie Orshansky, “Family Purchasing Practices,” Rural Family Living [later renamed Family Economics Review], July 1955[a], pp. 5-9 [A modified version of this analysis was included (as “Family Food Purchasing Practices”) in Orshansky, Blake, and Moss 1956.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Pasteurization,” Rural Family Living, July 1955[b], pp. 10-11 [A modified version of this analysis was included in Orshansky, Blake, and Moss 1956.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Food Preservation Practices and Relation to Income and Size of Family,” Rural Family Living, November 1955[c], pp. 8-10 [A modified version of this analysis was included in Orshansky, Blake, and Moss 1956.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Food Preservation Practices and Relation to Age and Education of Homemaker,” Rural Family Living, November 1955[d], pp. 10-12 [A modified version of this analysis was included in Orshansky, Blake, and Moss 1956.]

1956

Mollie Orshansky, Ennis C. Blake, and Mary Ann Moss, Food Expenditures, Preservation and Home Production by Rural Families in the North Central Region 1951-52 (Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 113, U.S. Department of Agriculture), Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, August 1956 [This report included modified versions of Orshansky 1955a, 1955b, 1955c, and 1955d.]

Mollie Orshansky, “On Family Food Patterns,” Rural Family Living, August 1956[a], pp. 6-9 [This is a different article from the identically titled “On Family Food Patterns” (Orshansky 1957a); the two articles cover different topics.] [A modified version of this analysis was included in Orshansky, LeBovit, Blake, and Moss 1957.]

Mollie Orshansky, "Trends in Farm Family Food Practices," in U.S. Department of Agriculture, [Proceedings,] 34th Annual National Agricultural Outlook Conference, November 26-29, 1956 [volume not continuously paginated], Washington, D.C., [ca. December 1956[b]]

1957

Mollie Orshansky, “On Family Food Patterns,” Rural Family Living, March 1957[a], pp. 4-7 [This is a different article from the identically titled “On Family Food Patterns” (Orshansky 1956); the two articles cover different topics.] [A modified version of this analysis was included in Orshansky, LeBovit, Blake, and Moss 1957.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Food Consumption of Families Today,” Nutrition Committee News, Institute of Home Economics, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, March-April 1957[b], pp. 1-8 [Orshansky indicated that this article was originally prepared as a speech for the November 1956 Agricultural Outlook Conference [Orshansky 1956b]. Orshansky rewrote the 1956 speech extensively for this article, expanding the analysis to include urban families and rural nonfarm families as well as farm families, and adding much more data from the recently completed 1955 Household Food Consumption Survey.] [This article was reprinted (with some modifications) as Orshansky 1957c.]

Mollie Orshansky and Corinne LeBovit, “Income Differences in Family Food Consumption and Dietary Levels,” Family Economics Review [formerly Rural Family Living], June 1957[a], pp. 15-18

Mollie Orshansky and Corinne LeBovit, “Regional Differences in Family Food Consumption and Dietary Levels,” Family Economics Review, June 1957[b], pp. 18-19

Mollie Orshansky, “Food Consumption,” pp. 1-10 in U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Food Consumption and Dietary Levels of Households in the United States…some highlights from the Household Food Consumption Survey, Spring 1955 (ARS 62-6), Washington, D.C., August 1957[c] [a reprinting (with some modifications) of Orshansky 1957b]

Mollie Orshansky and Mary Ann Moss, “Home Freezing and Canning by Households in the United States,” Family Economics Review, October 1957, pp. 12-15

Mollie Orshansky, Corinne LeBovit, Ennis C. Blake, and Mary Ann Moss, Food Consumption and Dietary Levels of Rural Families in the North Central Region, 1952  (Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 157, Institute of Home Economics, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture), Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, November 1957 [This report included modified versions of Orshansky 1956a and 1957a.]

1958

Mollie Orshansky, “Home Baking,” Family Economics Review, March 1958[a], pp. 1-5

Mollie Orshansky, “Changes in Farm Family Food Patterns,” pp. 7-13 (and charts on pp. 38-47) in Household Economics Research Division, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Family Spending in the United States: Some Changes as Indicated by Recent U.S. Department of Agriculture Expenditure Surveys Exit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF - 55 pages) (Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 192), Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, June 1958[b] [This article was adapted from a paper presented at the 35th Annual National Agricultural Outlook Conference, November 18-21, 1957, in Washington, D.C.]

1959

Mollie Orshansky, “Family Budgets and Fee Schedules of Voluntary Agencies,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 22, No. 4, April 1959[a], pp. 10-17

Mollie Orshansky [unattributed], “Facts About Families” [material prepared for the biennial meeting of the Family Service Association of America held in Washington April 1-3, 1959], Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 22, No. 5, May 1959[b], pp. 9-14

Mollie Orshansky, “Income of Young Survivors, December 1958,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 22, No. 9, September 1959[c], pp. 10-15 and 24

Mollie Orshansky [unattributed], “Low-Cost Food Plans — New Regional Estimates,” Research and Statistics Note No. 28 (1959 series), U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Division of Program Research, October 30, 1959[d]

1960

Mollie Orshansky [unattributed], “Income Needs of the Aged” [material submitted for the record], pp. 140-141 in U.S. Senate, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Health Needs of the Aged and Aging: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Problems of the Aged and Aging of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, 86th Congress, 2nd session, April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13, 1960[a]

Mollie Orshansky, “Money Income Sources of Young Survivors, December 1959,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 23, No. 9, September 1960[b], pp. 10-13

Mollie Orshansky, “Budget for an Elderly Couple: Interim Revision by the Bureau of Labor Statistics,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 23, No. 12, December 1960[c], pp. 26-36 [Some of the information from this article was summarized in Orshansky 1960d and 1961b.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Budget for a Retired Elderly Couple: Interim Revision by the Bureau of Labor Statistics,” Research and Statistics Note No. 29 (1960 series), U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Division of Program Research, December 6, 1960[d] [This note summarized some of the information from Orshansky 1960c; for a slightly shortened version, see Orshansky 1961b.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Facts About Financial Resources of the Aged” (prepared for the Chartbook for the White House Conference on Aging, January 9-12, 1961), Research and Statistics Note No. 30 (1960 series), U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Division of Program Research, December 19, 1960[e] [This note included “basic data for Charts 10-25” for the Chart Book for the White House Conference on Aging, “and some additional material.” For the published version of the charts, see Orshansky 1961a.]

1961

Mollie Orshansky [unattributed], Charts 10-25 (and accompanying text), pp. 18-34 (and source notes on pp. 79-80) in [U.S.] Federal Council on Aging, 1961 White House Conference on Aging Chart BookExit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF _ 86 pages) [January 1961[a]] [For the unpublished version of these charts and accompanying text with “some additional material,” see Orshansky 1960e.]

Mollie Orshansky, “‘Budget For Retired Couple’ Revised By Bureau of Labor Statistics,” Aging (published monthly by the Special Staff on Aging, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare), No. 75, January 1961[b], p. 23 [This brief article — a slightly shortened version of Orshansky 1960d — summarized some of the information from Orshansky 1960c.]

Mollie Orshansky and Thomas Karter [unattributed], Economic and Social Status of the Negro in the United States (data compiled by the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare), New York, National Urban League, 1961 [The data in the pamphlet were first used at the National Urban League’s 1961 Annual Conference in Dayton, Ohio.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Money Income Sources of Young Survivors, December 1960,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 24, No. 10, October 1961[c], pp. 14-18

1963

Mollie Orshansky, “Children of the Poor,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 26, No. 7, July 1963, pp. 3-13 — reprinted on pp. 5-15 in Orshansky 1977

1964

Mollie Orshansky, “The Aged Negro and His Income,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 27, No. 2, February 1964[a], pp. 3-13

Mollie Orshansky, "What Can We Utilize From Existing Studies," pp. 2-3, and [discussion], p. 10 in Irene Oppenheim (editor), Proceedings of the Conference on Buying and Consumption Practices of Low Income Families, New York University, February 14, 1964[b]

1965

Mollie Orshansky, “Counting the Poor: Another Look at the Poverty Profile,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 1, January 1965[a], pp. 3-29 — reprinted on pp. 17-43 in Orshansky 1977 — also reprinted in Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 51, No. 10, October 1988, pp. 25-51 [An excerpt of this article appeared as Orshansky 1965b.] [This article should be distinguished from the similarly titled articles “Counting the Poor:  Before and After Federal Income-Support Programs” (Orshansky 1967d) and “Counting the Poor” (Orshansky 1969c).]

Mollie Orshansky, “The Identification of the Poor,” Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 88, No. 3, March 1965[b], pp. 300-309 [This article was an excerpt from Orshansky 1965a.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Measuring Poverty,” pp. 211-223 in The Social Welfare Forum, 1965. Official Proceedings, 92d Annual Forum, National Conference on Social Welfare, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 23-25, 1965, New York, Columbia University Press, 1965[c] [This paper was presented at the conference under the title “The Children of the Poor: New Dimensions” — see p. 258.]

Mollie Orshansky, [address], pp. 24-28, and [discussion], pp. 39-41, 42, 43-44, 47, and 49 in Proceedings of 23rd Interstate Conference on Labor Statistics, June 15-18, 1965, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and State of Connecticut, Labor Department, University of Connecticut [sic], 1965[d]

Mollie Orshansky, “Who’s Who Among the Poor: A Demographic View of Poverty,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 7, July 1965[e], pp. 3-32 — reprinted on pp. 45-74 in Orshansky 1977 [An excerpt of this article appeared as Orshansky 1965f.]

Mollie Orshansky, “The Roster of Poverty,” Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 88, No. 8, August 1965[f], pp. 951-956 [This article is an excerpt from Orshansky 1965e.]

1966

Mollie Orshansky, “Poor Means for Good Ends” [book review of New Careers for the Poor: The Nonprofessional in Human Service, by Arthur Pearl and Frank Riessman], Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 89, No. 2, February 1966[a], p. 199

Mollie Orshansky, “Recounting the Poor — A Five-Year Review,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 29, No. 4, April 1966[b], pp. 20-37 — reprinted on pp. 76-93 in Orshansky 1977

Mollie Orshansky, “More About the Poor in 1964,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 29, No. 5, May 1966[c], pp. 3-38 — reprinted on pp. 94-129 in Orshansky 1977

Mollie Orshansky, “Who Are the Poor?”, pp. 89-98 in Sixth Biennial Workshop on Public Welfare Research and Statistics: Proceedings — July 18-22, 1966 [1966d] [This is a different paper from the identically titled “Who Are the Poor?” (Orshansky 1968c); there is very little overlap in content between the two papers.]

Mollie Orshansky, “The Poor in City and Suburb, 1964,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 29, No. 12, December 1966[e], pp. 22-37 — reprinted on pp. 130-145 in Orshansky 1977

1967

Mollie Orshansky [unattributed], “The Poor in 1965 and Trends, 1959-1965,” Research and Statistics Note No. 5 (1967 series), U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Office of Research and Statistics, February 16, 1967[a] — reprinted on pp. 170-177 in U.S. Congress, Joint Economic Committee, The Coordination and Integration of Government Statistical Programs: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Economic Statistics of the Joint Economic CommitteeExit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF- 214 pages) 90th Congress, 1st session, May 17, 18, June 7, 8, 1967

Mollie Orshansky, “Poverty Statistics — What They Say and What They Don’t Say” (a paper presented at a conference of the Washington Chapters of the American Statistical Association and the American Marketing Association on “Purposes and Uses of Federal Statistics”), April 11, 1967[b] — published on pp. 160-170 in U.S. Congress, Joint Economic Committee, The Coordination and Integration of Government Statistical Programs: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Economic Statistics of the Joint Economic CommitteeExit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF- 214 pages) 90th Congress, 1st session, May 17, 18, June 7, 8, 1967

Mollie Orshansky, [speech to the [First] Conference on Women in the War on Poverty], pp. 9-15 in U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity, Conference proceedings: Women in the War on poverty — May 8, 1967, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1967[c]

Mollie Orshansky, “Counting the Poor: Before and After Federal Income-Support Programs,” pp. 177-231 in U.S. Congress, Joint Economic Committee, Old Age Income Assurance: A Compendium of Papers on Problems and Policy Issues in the Public and Private Pension System Submitted to the Subcommittee on Fiscal Policy of the Joint Economic Committee — Part II: The Aged Population and Retirement Income Programs (Joint Committee Print), 90th Congress, 1st session, December 1967[d] — reprinted [with the accidental omission of p. 227 of the original] on pp. 176-229 in Orshansky 1977 [This article should be distinguished from the similarly titled articles “Counting the Poor: Another Look at the Poverty Profile” (Orshansky 1965a) and “Counting the Poor” (Orshansky 1969c).]

Mollie Orshansky, “Who Was Poor in 1966,” Research and Statistics Note No. 23 (1967 series), U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Office of Research and Statistics, December 6, 1967[e] [This note was reprinted as Orshansky 1968a, in two chapters. Essentially all of the material in this note was included in Orshansky 1968d, along with some new material.]

1968

Mollie Orshansky, “Who Was Poor in 1966?”, pp. 19-53, and “Benefits and Costs of Children’s Allowances,” pp. 178-182 and 54-57 [sic] in Eveline M. Burns (editor), Children’s Allowances and the Economic Welfare of Children: The Report of a Conference, New York, Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, Inc., 1968[a] [date of conference — October 22-24, 1967] [These chapters reprinted the material in Orshansky 1967e.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Demography and Ecology of Poverty,” pp. 1-29 in Proceedings of a Conference on Research on Poverty (submitted to The Center for the Study of Social Problems, National Institute of Mental Health, under provisions of a grant from NIMH), Washington, D.C., Bureau of Social Science Research, Inc., June 1968[b] [date of conference — November 1967]

Mollie Orshansky, “Who Are the Poor?”, pp. 28-39 in Malvin Morton (editor), Round Table Reader/1967, Chicago, Illinois, American Public Welfare Association, 1968[c] [This is a different paper from the identically titled “Who Are the Poor?” (Orshansky 1966d); there is very little overlap in content between the two papers.]

Mollie Orshansky, “The Shape of Poverty in 1966,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 3, March 1968[d], pp. 3-32 — reprinted on pp. 146-175 in Orshansky 1977 [This article included essentially all of the material from Orshansky 1967e, along with some new material. This article was reprinted (without tables or footnotes) as Orshansky 1968e.]

Mollie Orshansky, “The Poverty Roster: A Head and Heart Count,” pp. 4-19 in Richard M. Ralston (editor), Sources: A Blue Cross report on the health problems of the poor, Chicago, Blue Cross Association, 1968[e] [This article was a reprint (without tables or footnotes) of Orshansky 1968d.]

Mollie Orshansky, [testimony], pp. 921-925, 956-958, and 964-966 (see also pp. 907-908) in U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and Labor, Malnutrition and Federal Food Service Programs: Hearings Before the Committee on Education and Labor on H.R. 17144…and Various Bills to Establish a Commission on Hunger — Part 2, 90th Congress, 2nd session, June 4, 5, 6, and 10, 1968[f]

Mollie Orshansky, “Living in Retirement: A Moderate Standard for an Elderly City Couple,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 10, October 1968[g], pp. 3-17

Mollie Orshansky, “Progressing Against Poverty,” Research and Statistics Note No. 24 (1968 series), U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Office of Research and Statistics, December 10, 1968[h]

1969

Mollie Orshansky, “How poverty is measured” (Perspectives on poverty 2), Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 92, No. 2, February 1969[a], pp. 37-41 — reprinted on pp. 244-248 in Orshansky 1977

Mollie Orshansky, “Item 5. [Letter to Senator Harrison A. Williams, Jr., from] Mollie Orshansky...” (April 28, 1969), pp. 284-291, “Statement...” (April 30), pp. 136-140, and [discussion] (April 30), pp. 142-143 in U.S. Senate, Special Committee on Aging, Economics of Aging:  Toward a Full Share in Abundance: Hearings Before the Special Committee on Aging — Part 1 — Survey HearingExit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF - 1432 pages)91st Congress, 1st session, April 29-30, 1969[b]

Mollie Orshansky, “Counting The Poor” (a paper prepared for the 1969 Social Security Administration Advisory Council), August 1969[c] — published on pp. 60-65 in U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and Labor, Student Financial Assistance (Theory and Practice of Need Analysis):  Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor — Part 1:  Theory and Practice of Need Analysis, 93rd Congress, 1st session, October 15 and November 15, 1973 [This paper should be distinguished from the similarly titled articles “Counting the Poor:  Another Look at the Poverty Profile” (Orshansky 1965a) and “Counting the Poor:  Before and After Federal Income-Support Programs” (Orshansky 1967d).]

1970

Mollie Orshansky, “Memorandum for Dr. Daniel P. Moynihan — Subject:  History of the Poverty Line,” July 1, 1970 — published on pp. 232-237 in Orshansky 1977

1971

Mollie Orshansky, “Statement…”, pp. 69-75 and 79-80 in U.S. Senate, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1971:  Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Employment, Manpower, and Poverty of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare on S. 1290…S. 397…S. 1305…[and] S. 2007 — Part 1, 92nd Congress, 1st session, March 23, 24, and 25, 1971 [This testimony by Orshansky was reprinted with minor omissions as Orshansky 1973a.]

1973

Mollie Orshansky, “Questions About Measuring Poverty,” Forensic Quarterly (Social Welfare: The Forty-Seventh Discussion and Debate Source Book — 1973-1974), Vol. 47, No. 3, August 1973[a], pp. 283-291 [This article reprinted (with minor omissions) the testimony in Orshansky 1971.]

Mollie Orshansky, “Statement…”, pp. 2243-2247 in U.S. Senate, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Education Legislation, 1973: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare on S. 1539…and Related Bills — Part 6Exit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF - 563 pages), 93rd Congress, 1st session, September 14, October 4, 9, and 10, 1973[b]

Mollie Orshansky, “Statement…”, pp. 60, 65-69, and 73-76 in U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and Labor, Student Financial Assistance (Theory and Practice of Need Analysis):  Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor — Part 1:  Theory and Practice of Need Analysis, 93rd Congress, 1st session, October 15 and November 15, 1973[c] [This hearing document also included Orshansky 1969c on pp. 60-65.]

1974

Mollie Orshansky, “Federal Welfare Reform and the Economic Status of the Aged Poor,” pp. 24-34 in Malcolm H. Morrison et al., The Supplemental Security Income Program for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled Exit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF - 48 pages) ([ORS] Staff Paper No. 17, DHEW Publication No. (SSA) 75-11851), U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Office of Research and Statistics, September 1974

1975

Mollie Orshansky and Judith S. Bretz, “Born to Be Poor: Place of Birth and Number of Siblings as Factors in Adult Poverty,” pp. 103-118 in American Statistical Association:  Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section, 1975, Washington, D.C., American Statistical Association, 1975 [This paper was adapted as the article Orshansky and Bretz 1976.]

1976

Mollie Orshansky and Judith S. Bretz, “Born To Be Poor:  Birthplace and Number of Brothers and Sisters As Factors in Adult Poverty,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 1, January 1976, pp. 21-37 [This article was adapted from Orshansky and Bretz 1975.]

1977

Mollie Orshansky (editor), Documentation of Background Information and Rationale for Current Poverty Matrix (PDF - 364 pages) (Technical Paper I of The Measure of Poverty), Washington, D.C., U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1977 [This Technical Paper reprinted a number of documents including Orshansky 1963, 1965a, 1965e, 1966b, 1966c, 1966e, 1967d, 1968d, 1969a, and 1970. See the Enhanced Table of Contents (PDF - 2 pages).]

1978

Mollie Orshansky, Harold Watts, Bradley R. Schiller, and John J. Korbel, “Measuring Poverty:  A Debate,” Public Welfare, Vol. 36, No. 2, Spring 1978, pp. 46-55 (see also pp. 4 and 9) — Orshansky’s contribution reprinted in abridged form in Public Welfare, Vol. 51, No. 1, Winter 1993, pp. 27-28

Mollie Orshansky, “Statement…”, pp. 56-61, and “Prepared Statement…”, pp. 196-211 in U.S. House of Representatives, Select Committee on Aging, Poverty Among America’s Aged:  Hearing Before the Select Committee on Aging Exit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF - 249 pages) (Committee Publication 95-154), 95th Congress, 2nd session, August 9, 1978

1979

Mollie Orshansky, “Comments…” [on “Income Distribution, the Elderly, and Public Policy,” by Jennifer L. Warlick], pp. 26-29, and [discussion], p. 30 in Thomas A. Gustafson (editor), Work, Income, and Retirement of the Aged:  Report of a Workshop (Technical Analysis Paper No. 18), Office of Income Security Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, August 1979

Carol Fendler and Mollie Orshansky, “Improving the Poverty Definition,” pp. 1-8 in Statistical Uses of Administrative Records with Emphasis on Mortality and Disability Research:  Selected papers given at the 1979 Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association in Washington, D.C., U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Office of Policy, Office of Research and Statistics, October 1979[a] [A slightly shorter version of this paper was published as Fendler and Orshansky 1979b.]

Carol Fendler and Mollie Orshansky, “Improving the Poverty Definition,” pp. 640-645 in American Statistical Association:  1979 Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section, Washington, D.C., American Statistical Association, 1979[b] [This is a slightly shorter version of Fendler and Orshansky 1979a.]

1981

Mollie Orshansky, letter to Timothy M. Smeeding [commenting on his plans for the technical paper on “Alternative Methods for Valuing In-Kind Transfer Benefits:  Their Impact on Poverty and Income Status”], June 15, 1981 — published [without the one-page bibliographic attachment] on pp. 84-87 in U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, Census Bureau Activities on Valuation of Noncash Benefits: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service (Serial No. 99-38), 99th Congress, 1st session, October 31 and November 20, 1985

1984

Mollie Orshansky, “Statement…”, pp. 6-18 in U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Post Office and Civil Service and Committee on Ways and Means, Census and Designation of Poverty and Income:  Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service and the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means (Post Office and Civil Service Committee Serial No. 98-28, Ways and Means Committee Serial No. 98-87), 98th Congress, 2nd session, May 15, 1984

1986

Mollie Orshansky, “Statement…”, pp. 116-124, and “[Responses for the Record to Written] Questions for Mollie Orshansky,” pp. 128-132 in U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, Census Bureau Measurement of Noncash Benefits:  Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service (Serial No. 99-51), 99th Congress, 2nd session, January 30 and April 17, 1986

1988

Mollie Orshansky, “Commentary:  The Poverty Measure,” Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 51, No. 10, October 1988, pp. 22-24 [This commentary introduced the 1988 reprinting of Orshansky 1965a.]

(1988 reprinting of “Counting the Poor:  Another Look at the Poverty Profile” — See above under Orshansky 1965a.)

1990

Mollie Orshansky, “Statement…”, pp. 3-6, [discussion], pp. 13-14 and 18-20, and “Answer to Representative [Tony P.] Hall,” pp. 34-37 in U.S. House of Representatives, Select Committee on Hunger, Redrawing the Poverty Line:  Implications for Fighting Hunger and Poverty in America — Hearing Before the Select Committee on Hunger Exit disclaimer, explains you are leaving this web site. (PDF - 96 pages) (Serial No. 101-24), 101st Congress, 2nd session, October 4, 1990

1993

(1993 abridged reprinting of “Measuring Poverty:  A Debate” — See above under Orshansky, Watts, Schiller, and Korbel 1978.)