Effects of the 2013 SNAP Benefit Cut on Food Security
Bhagyashree Katare and
Jiyoon (June) Kim
Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2017, vol. 39, issue 4, 662-681
Effects of the 2013 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit cut on food security is examined by employing the annual Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement 2012–2014. Food security measured in December 2014 is compared with the corresponding statistics for December 2012 using difference-in-differences methods. Results confirm that reduced SNAP benefits significantly threatened the food security of SNAP households.
Keywords: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; ARRA Expiration; food security; Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement; CPS-FSS; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; SNAP (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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