Crowding-out effect of the current food stamp subsidy scheme
AbstractWe construct a model to illustrate that the current food stamp subsidy scheme fails to achieve its stated aim due to the crowding-out effect. More specifically, if the household income is sufficiently low, only a corner solution exists, and a full subsidy is needed.
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Volume (Year): 112 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (July)
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