Essay: Comparison of figures in 2007 and 1969 on poverty

Sample Essay The adjusted child poverty figures for 2007 offer an interesting comparison to 1969. The official child poverty rate in 1969 was 14.0%, the lowest official rate ever recorded. Because 1969 predated significant food stamp and Medicaid spending, the EITC, and SCHIP, the official income measure was probably a […]

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