Unemployment Insurance and USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Together Cushioned the Great Recession
Michele Ver Ploeg and
O’Leary, Christopher J.
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Christopher J. O'Leary
Amber Waves:The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources, and Rural America, 2019, vol. November 2019, issue 10
A multi-State project funded by ERS looked at the interaction between the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and unemployment insurance during and following the 2007-09 recession. Participation overlap for the two programs varied for States with different labor market conditions. There is evidence that reduction in access or benefit levels in one program can increase use in the other.
Keywords: Consumer/Household Economics; Financial Economics; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Food Security and Poverty; Health Economics and Policy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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