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Examination of the Effect of SNAP Benefit and Eligibility Parameters on Low-Income Households

Description
Examines whether or not policies determining benefit levels for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) reflect current spending patterns of low-income households in the United States. Includes statistics, such as a rural versus urban comparison of low-income household spending and average spending by low-income household characteristic and expenditure type, among others.
Author(s)
Decision Demographics and Mathematica
Date
10/2017
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Tagged as
Food security and nutrition · Income support and assistance · Policy