• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Bureau of Labor Statistics

TO CALCULATE THE NUMBER of Americans living in poverty, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics uses an approach originally developed in 1964 by Mollie Orshansky at the U.S. Social Security Administration. Though other agencies sometimes use different formulas, the Orshansky approach ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles