Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy

(24/05/2017 - 10:23)

This paper introduces a series of augmentations to the Current Population Survey to allow for more accurate estimations of American poverty outcomes and a more fruitful integration of the U.S. into comparative research. The augmentations address three shortcomings in recent poverty research, including (1) severe measurement error in the data from which U.S.

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About the Centre for Social Policy

The Centre for Social Policy Herman Deleeck (CSB) has been studying social inequality and wealth distribution in the welfare state for over 30 years. Our research is empirical and multidisciplinary in nature.

Herman Deleeck, who founded the Centre in 1972, fulfilled a pioneering role in developing social indicators for Flanders and Belgium.

The Centre’s research activities belong to the tradition of social policy analysis that makes use of sociological, economic and legal paradigms. Read more here.

  • Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts
  • Foundation for International Studies of Social Security
  • Flemish Policy Research Centre on Poverty

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