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Spending patterns of public-assisted families
May, 2000, Vol. 123, No. 5
Economist, Office of Prices and Living Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Families receiving public assistance are demographically heterogeneous, as are their spending patterns; the greater the number of assistance programs they receive, the more they allocate their budget share toward basic necessities. This article summarizes the demographic characteristics and expenditure patterns of families receiving public assistance.
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