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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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American Community Survey: New Survey Questions Enable Measurement of Marital Transitions

October 14, 2008
  ASPE RESEARCH BRIEF American Community Survey: New Survey Questions Enable Measurement of Marital Transitions October 2008 This Research Brief is available on the Internet at:http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/09/MarriageDivorceStats/ACSBrief/rb.shtml
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What Challenges Are Boys Facing, and What Opportunities Exist To Address Those Challenges? Fact Sheet: Employment*

August 14, 2008
Gabriel, a high school junior, enjoys working the concession stand at the local movie theater on Friday and Saturday nights.  He earns a little money for college, hangs out with his friends, and gets to watch movies for free.  He even got a pay raise because of his strong work ethic and positive attitu
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Measuring Income and Poverty in Four Surveys: an Overview

August 8, 2008
Policy makers use national surveys to paint a picture of the U.S. population along a variety of dimensions. If major surveys are equally successful in capturing income, then, for the same time period, populations and income types, consistently defined income estimates and poverty rates across surveys will be highly similar — varying somewhat due to sampling error.

Marriage Education, Financial Literacy, and Asset Development Roundtable Meeting Summary

July 29, 2008
Prepared by: Elise Corwin Anupa Bir Pamela Joshi RTI International Robert F.

Marriage Education, Financial Literacy, and Asset Development Roundtable: Meeting Summary

July 29, 2008
This report summarizes a Roundtable Meeting convened by ASPE in February 2008. The Roundtable brought together researchers and practitioners from the marriage education, financial literacy, and asset development fields to begin a dialogue on the relationship between healthy marriages and financial practices.

Child Care Eligibility and Enrollment Estimates for Fiscal Year 2005

June 29, 2008
This Issue Brief presents an estimate of the number of children who meet the eligibility requirements for child care assistance under the Child Care and Development Fund. The estimates are produced by the Transfer Income Model (TRIM) developed by the Urban Institute under contract to ASPE.

UI as a Safety Net for Former TANF Recipients

April 13, 2008
Contents Data for Analysis Incidence of Unemployment UI Application UI Eligibility Receipt of UI Benefits Relationship between UI receipt and return to TANF

Changes in Coverage in the Individual and Group Health Insurance Markets and the Effect of Health Status

March 31, 2008
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Changes in Coverage in the Individual and Group Health Insurance Markets and the Effect of Health Status

Coming of Age: Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties

March 14, 2008
Coming of Age: Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties Prepared by: The Urban Institute with subcontractors, University of California Berkeley and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill