Monthly Archives: January 2014

Measuring Alternative Educational Credentials

Written by: Robert Kominski and Stephanie Ewert Social science research has repeatedly shown a link between educational attainment and social and economic outcomes. Although we have insight into how high school diplomas and college degrees shape achievement, what about other … Continue reading

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Using the Survey of Income and Program Participation to Study Poverty Dynamics

Written by: Ashley Edwards Some people may see poverty as a continuous state. In fact, it can be temporary. Many people are used to understanding the issue of poverty through annual statistics that provide a snapshot of how many individuals … Continue reading

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OnTheMap Upgrades – New Business Firm-Level Data and Improved PDF Reports

Written by: Matthew Graham The Census Bureau has updated the popular OnTheMap tool. Now you can find firm-level statistics, such as firm age and firm size. A product of the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program, these statistics allow policymakers, academics, … Continue reading

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