Alleviating Poverty in the United States: The Critical Role of SNAP Benefits (Full Report)
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.
Laura Tiehen, Dean Jolliffe, Craig Gundersen
USDA Economic Research Service
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Income support and assistance · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data