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Agencies Eye Touchy Task of Defining Poverty

Date: November 24, 2001
Author: Genaro C. Armas
QUOTE: Poverty should not be measured strictly by income level, but by physical characteristics that would otherwise go unnoticed...

ABSTRACT: Redefining the poverty formula to take into account such basics as utilities cost and childcare would give a more accurate picture of just what exactly the American poverty level is.

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