Discussion 7 - 79991

Request Posted by
alex311

alex311

Rating : No Rating
Earned: $0
Request Detail
Price: $10
  • From: Law,
  • Due on: Sat 29 Jun, 2019 (06:00pm)
  • Asked on: Thu 27 Jun, 2019
  • Due date has passed, but you can still Post Solution.
Description

 

Please read the first section (pages 2–22) of Blank’s actual address here.

Blank, R. (2007, November). How to improve poverty measurement in the United States. National Poverty Center Working Paper Series. Retrieved from http://www.npc.umich.edu/publications/u/working_paper07-30.pdf

Then, for the Discussion this week, please address the following questions:

  1. Discuss some of the specific flaws in the methodology of calculating the U.S. poverty measure, according to Blank. Do you agree with her assessments? Why or why not?
  2. Beyond the individuals who may or may not be classified as impoverished based on potentially revised numbers, who else has a stake in how poverty is defined in the U.S., according to Blank? What political pressures might this create for those in charge of defining the methodology?
1 Solution for Discussion 7
Title Price Category solution By purchased  
Unit 7 Discussion
$10.00 Law, Bilbo 1 time(s)
Please Login or Register to Submit the Solution for the Request