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Understanding the Food Stamp benefit formula

Parke Wilde

Understanding the Food Stamp benefit formula

a tool for measuring the component effects

by Parke Wilde

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Published by USDA, ERS in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Food stamps -- United States -- Evaluation.,
    • Food stamps -- United States -- Mathematical models.,
    • Food stamps -- United States -- Computer simulation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementParke Wilde.
      SeriesFood Assistance and Nutrition Research report ;, no. 14
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV696.F6 W59475 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 19 leaves ;
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4016553M
      LC Control Number2001387348
      OCLC/WorldCa47646535

      The Benefit Formula A stylized version of the benefit formula is presented in Figure 1, Panel C, for a family of a fixed size. A key parameter of the formula is the cost of food under the USDA’s Thrifty File Size: KB.


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