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SNAP Redemptions Contributed to Employment During the Great Recession

Description
Discusses rural and urban Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation and benefits paid during the Great Recession due to poverty and unemployment, particularly in high-poverty rural regions. Includes a map showing per capita SNAP redemptions by county for 2010. Examines the impact of SNAP redemptions on county employment during the recession for rural and urban counties.
Author(s)
John Pender, Young Jo
Citation
Amber Waves
Date
05/2019
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
Economics and the economy · Employment and unemployment · Income support and assistance · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data