GAO WatchBlog Reblog: Counting Down to the 2020 Census

 

It’s “Census Day” (no fooling)! April 1st is the traditional start date of the decennial census. So each April 1st, “Census Day,” gets the Census Bureau one year closer to launch. The stakes are high as the Census Bureau ramps up for the next decennial count: the 2010 Census cost about $13 billion from start […]

via Counting Down to the 2020 Census — WatchBlog: Official Blog of the U.S. Government Accountability Office

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Material Deprivation, Poverty, Child Care and Inflation

Does the relative lack of material deprivation among impoverished Americans mean they have an easy life? Not necessarily. Many of the poorest Americans have indoor plumbing, cars, and cellphones, and yet still struggle to meet their basic needs.

Read more at the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis weblog about evolving poverty measurements, census data tracking, and our accelerating relationship with technology.

Source: Material Deprivation, Poverty, Child Care and Inflation

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