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Poverty Measure Yields Misleading Numbers

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Poverty Measure Yields Misleading Numbers

Poverty Measure Yields Misleading Numbers

Poverty Measure Yields Misleading Numbers

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The latest poverty numbers from the Census Bureau don't add up, writes Nicholas Eberstadt in Sunday's Washington Post. Americans living below the poverty line today, he argues, have a much higher standard of living than those living in poverty in the 1960s, when the poverty rate was devised.

Guest:

Nick Eberstadt, a Henry Wendt Scholar in political economy at the American Enterprise Institute

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