Are People Ashamed of Paying with Food Stamps?
AbstractAs is amply documented, there appears to be a large discrepancy between the marginal propensity to purchase food out of cash income and that out of food stamps. In this paper, we have examined both the formal and empirical bases of the claim that marginal welfare stigma explains this puzzling empirical regularity.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Australian National University, College of Business and Economics, School of Economics in its series ANU Working Papers in Economics and Econometrics with number 1999-382.
Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: Nov 1999
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- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
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