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Jane Waldfogel

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Census Bureau Changes Flawed Poverty Metric

Monday, November 07, 2011

When the Census Bureau announced that a record number of Americans live below the poverty line it did so using an old metric that has not been changed, apart from adjustments for inflation, since it was hastily conceived in 1963. Starting Monday, the Census Bureau will use a new metric — taking into account such federal assistance like food stamps and such costs as rent, medical and child care, for the first time.

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Moms At Work

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Jane Waldfogel, professor of social work and public affairs at Columbia University School of Social Work and visiting professor at the London School of Economics, talks about her research on mothers going back to work and what that means for both the kids at home and the moms on the job.

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