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February 16, 2006

Support the SIPP

The Budget of the United States Government for FY07 does not include funding for the Census Bureau's Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). According to a fact sheet created by the Center for Economic Policy Research, "the SIPP is the only large-scale survey that provides information about the effectiveness of welfare reform, Medicaid, unemployment insurance and other income-support programs".

The CEPR has a sign-on Letter to researchers who are concerned about access to this data.

More information on the SIPP can be found from the Census Bureau website.

Posted by cmorse at February 16, 2006 03:53 PM

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