Income Volatility and Food Assistance in the United States

Title

Income Volatility and Food Assistance in the United States

Year

2008

DOI

10.17848/9781435684126

Abstract

This book provides a much-needed look at recent trends in income volatility and its effects on the design of and participation in the nation's food assistance programs.

Files

Download 1. Introduction (220 KB)

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Trends in income and consumption volatility, 1970-2000/ Benjamin J. Keys
  3. Variable effects of earnings volatility on food stamp participation / Robert Moffitt and David C. Ribar
  4. Earnings volatility and the reasons for leaving the food stamp program / David C. Ribar and Marilyn Edelhoch
  5. The dynamics of food stamp receipt after welfare reform among current and former welfare recipients / Brian Cadena, Sheldon Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt
  6. Income volatility and its implication for school lunch / Constance Newman
  7. The age gradient in food stamp program participation : does income volatility matter? / Craig Gundersen and James P. Ziliak
  8. Design of assistance programs to address real income volatility / Robin Broadway, Katherine Cuff, and Nicolas Marceau
  9. Income volatility and certification duration for WIC children / Mark A. Prell

ISBN

978-0-88099-336-4 (cloth); 978-0-88099-335-7 (pbk) ; 9781435684126 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Poverty and income support; Income support programs

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Jolliffe, Dean, and James P. Ziliak, eds. 2008. Income Volatility and Food Assistance in the United States. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9781435684126