Food Stamps and the Working Poor

Title

Food Stamps and the Working Poor

Year

2019

DOI

10.17848/9780880996624

Abstract

The authors show that many households that are eligible for food stamps do not receive them, and that eligible individuals' enrollment is influenced by the states' administrative requirements. Highlighted are the procedures for certifying applicants and recertifying recipients, and policies for treatment of able-bodied adults without dependents.

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Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Who Works, Really?
  3. Food Stamp Recertification Intervals and the Working Poor
  4. Time Limits on Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents
  5. Improving the Program for Working Families

ISBN

9780880996600 (pbk) ; 9780880996617 (cloth) ; 9780880996624 (ebook)

Subject Areas

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

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Citation

Mueser, Peter, R., David C. Ribar, and Erdal Tekin. 2019. Food Stamps and the Working Poor. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880996624

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