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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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Information on the Supplemental Poverty Measure - A Summary of 2013 Current Population Survey Data (October 2014)

September 30, 2014
The brief summarizes findings from the Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure report for 2013. The brief highlights SPM levels for the most recent year, changes from the previous year and historical trends.  SPM estimates are compared to estimates of the official poverty measure.

Information on the Supplemental Poverty Measure - A Summary of 2013 Current Population Survey Data

September 30, 2014
The brief summarizes findings from the Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure report for 2013. The brief highlights SPM levels for the most recent year, changes from the previous year and historical trends. SPM estimates are compared to estimates of the official poverty measure.

Federal Role in Revitalizing Distressed Cities: Interagency Collaboration and Local Partnerships

August 24, 2014
The federal government has historically invested significant resources in the nation’s distressed cities.  However, the benefits of these investments have often not been fully realized.

Evaluation of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Teams Pilot: Federal Role in Revitalizing Distressed Cities: Interagency Collaboration and Local Partnerships

August 24, 2014
The federal government has historically invested significant resources in the nation’s distressed cities. However, the benefits of these investments have often not been fully realized.
ASPE Issue Brief

How the Affordable Care Act Can Support Employment for People with Mental Illness

April 30, 2014
In this issue brief, the authors explore the provisions of the Affordable Care Act that may enable Americans with mental illness to obtain the mental health treatment and support services they need to continue working or get back to work.

Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Psychiatric Disorders and Other Disabilities

March 31, 2014
Bonnie O'Day, Crystal Blyler, Anna Collins, Benjamin Fischer, Claire Gill, Todd Honeycutt, Rebecca Kleinman, Frank Martin, Joseph Mastrianni, Eric Morris, Lisa Schottenfeld, Allison Thompkins, Allison Wishon-Siegwarth, and Michelle Bailey Mathematica Policy Research  
Report to Congress

Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Thirteenth Report to Congress

February 28, 2014
The Welfare Indicators Act of 1994 requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to prepare an annual report to Congress on indicators of welfare dependence. The Indicators of Welfare Dependence report is prepared by ASPE’s Office of Human Services Policy.