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Poverty & Economic Mobility

ASPE releases the annual U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines, which are used to determine financial eligibility for some Federal programs. Presented here are the poverty lines for every State and the District of Columbia. You will also find extensive resources on poverty estimates, trends, and analysis, plus historical information on poverty and the Guidelines. More broadly, this section also encompasses issues like poverty and income dynamics, and asset building and financial literacy.

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Employment Patterns Among Persons with Children During the Recession

August 30, 2010
  ASPE RESEARCH BRIEF Employment Patterns Among Persons with Children During the Recession[1] August 2010

Progress toward Self-Sufficiency for Low-Wage Workers

January 29, 2010
Contents Analytic Approach Key Findings Profile of Low-Wage Workers Low-Wage Workers Wage Progression Low-Wage Workers Progress toward Self-Sufficiency Low-Wage Workers Work Supports and

Performance Improvement 2010

December 31, 2009
Introduction Section 241(a) of the Public Health Service Act authorizes evaluation of the implementation and effectiveness of programs funded by the Act.  Section 241(b) requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to report annually to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and to the House Energy and Commerce Committee summarizing the findings from these st

Cohabitation and Marriage Rules in State TANF Programs

August 29, 2009
This paper reports the results of a survey of state TANF rules regarding the treatment of unrelated cohabitors in households containing TANF units. The research focused primarily on identifying differences in how the eligibility of a family is treated depending on the household adult(s) relationship to the children, and, to the extent it matters, marital status.

Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood: Youth with Depression/Anxiety

July 14, 2009
The transition to adulthood can be particularly challenging when a young adult experiences mental health problems. This fact sheet uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 to explore the young adult outcomes and adolescent risk behaviors of youth suffering from depression and anxiety as they make this transition. [5 PDF Pages]

Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood: Youth from Low-Income Families

July 14, 2009
  ASPE FACT SHEET Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood Youth from Low-Income Families July 2009 This Research Brief is part of a larger project:Vulnerable Youth and the Transistion to Adulthood

Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood: Young Men and Young Women

July 14, 2009
This fact sheet considers differences in behaviors and outcomes between young men and young women as they transition to adulthood. It also considers whether differences between young men and young women are related to the fact that some women are caring for children.

Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood: Youth from Distressed Neighborhoods

July 14, 2009
The transition to adulthood can be particularly challenging for youth growing up in distressed neighbor-hoods. Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997, this fact sheet compares the adolescent risk behaviors and young adult outcomes of youth from distressed neighborhoods with those of youth from non-distressed neighborhoods. [4 PDF pages]