Technical papers and presentations on poverty metrics, policy impact and statistical methodology.
NYC Opportunity has released "An Economic Profile of Immigrants in New York City," which provides new information about the economic status of New York City's immigrants. This new report examines labor force participation, earnings, poverty rates, and other economic measures for immigrants, broken down by categories of immigrant, including U.S. born citizens, naturalized citizens, and undocumented immigrants.
The Status of Women in Poverty Using Alternative Poverty Measures: New York City's Local Area Estimate | 2012 D'Onofrio, Christine, Mark Levitan et al. International Association for Research in Income and Wealth→
Accounting for Housing Needs in a High Rent City: Poverty Research by the New York City Center for Economic Opportunity | 2010 Levitan, Mark et al. Prepared for 32nd Annual Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management→
Using the American Community Survey to create a National Academy of Sciences-Style Poverty Measure: Work by the New York City Center for Economic Opportunity | 2010 Levitan, Mark et al. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 29(2): 373-386→