Many poverty, safety net, training, and other social programs utilize multiple screening criteria
to determine eligibility. We apply recent advances in multidimensional measurement analysis
to develop a straightforward method for summarizing changes in groups of eligibility
Heat waves, defined as an interval of abnormally hot and humid weather, have been a
prominent killer in recent years. With heat waves worsening with climate change, adaptation
is essential; one strategy has been to issue heat wave warnings and undertake awareness
campaigns to bring about...