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Updated: October 30, 2014

Quarterly commentary on the advance estimate of the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ GDP report.

Social Security Kept 27 Million Americans Out of Poverty in 2013 | 1:24 pm, October 30, 2014
Government programs can effectively reduce poverty in the United States. Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM)—a more comprehensive measure of economic security than traditional poverty thresholds—the figure below illustrates the strength of the government to mitigate the incidence of poverty. …

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