Poverty

Before the mid-1970s, economic growth in the United States was associated with falling poverty rates. If that relationship had held, poverty would have been eradicated in the 1980s. The decoupling of rising growth and falling poverty, however, means that Americans are working longer and harder but becoming poorer and less secure.

Poverty measurement

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    Economic indicators: Figure 7A in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Economic indicators: Figure 7B in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Economic indicators: Figure 7C in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Economic indicators: Figure 7D in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Economic indicators: Figure 7E in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7F in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Economic indicators: Figure 7G in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 7.1 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7H in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7I in State of Working America 12th Edition

The working poor

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    Figure 7J in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7K in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7L in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 7.2 in State of Working America 12th Edition

Determinants of low incomes

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    Economic indicators: Figure 7M in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7N in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7O in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Table 7.3 in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7P in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7Q in State of Working America 12th Edition

Resources for low-income Americans

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    Economic indicators: Figure 7R in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7S in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7T in State of Working America 12th Edition

International comparisons

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    Figure 7U in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7V in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7W in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7X in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7Y in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7Z in State of Working America 12th Edition

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    Figure 7AA in State of Working America 12th Edition

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