The 2014 Redesign of the Survey of Income and Program Participation: An Assessment

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Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Year 2018
Pages 157
Publisher National Academies Press
Language en
ISBN 9780309464178
File Size 2.26 MB
File Format PDF
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The Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) is a national, longitudinal household survey conducted by the Census Bureau. SIPP serves as a tool to evaluate the effectiveness of government-sponsored social programs and to analyze the impacts of actual or proposed modifications to those programs. SIPP was designed to fill a need for data that would give policy makers and researchers a much better grasp of how effectively government programs were reaching their target populations, how participation in different programs overlapped, and to what extent and under what circumstances people transitioned into and out of these programs. SIPP was also designed to answer questions about the short-term dynamics of employment, living arrangements, and economic well-being.