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Examination of the Effect of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefit and Eligibility Parameters on Low-Income Households

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Research Plans
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Assessing/Improving Operations
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Policy Analysis
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This study examines how the policies that determine benefit levels for the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) compare to current low-income spending patterns by analyzing the expenditures of low-income households across the United States in 2013 and 2014.

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