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.
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Download 2. Trends in income and consumption volatility, 1970-2000 / Benjamin J. Keys (364 KB)
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978-0-88099-336-4 (cloth); 978-0-88099-335-7 (pbk) ; 9781435684126 (ebook)
UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Poverty and income support; Income support programs
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
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