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Alleviating Poverty in the United States: The Critical Role of SNAP Benefits (Full Report)

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Reports on a study that shows how the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) improves the welfare of low-income households. Compares poverty data and SNAP benefits in metropolitan areas versus nonmetropolitan areas.
Author(s)
Laura Tiehen, Dean Jolliffe, Craig Gundersen
Date
04/2012
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Income support and assistance · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data