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The Effects of the Food Stamp Program on Energy Balance and Obesity

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  • Parks, Joanna C.
  • Smith, Aaron D.
  • Alston, Julian M.

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The Effects of the Food Stamp Program on Energy Balance and Obesity

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  • Parks, Joanna C. & Smith, Aaron D. & Alston, Julian M., 2011. "The Effects of the Food Stamp Program on Energy Balance and Obesity," 2011 Conference (55th), February 8-11, 2011, Melbourne, Australia 100692, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
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    1. Ver Ploeg, Michele & Mancino, Lisa & Lin, Biing-Hwan & Wang, Chia-Yih, 2007. "The vanishing weight gap: Trends in obesity among adult food stamp participants (US) (1976-2002)," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 20-36, March.
    2. Ver Ploeg, Michele & Ralston, Katherine L., 2008. "Food Stamps and Obesity: What Do We Know?," Economic Information Bulletin 58640, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
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    Keywords

    Food Stamp Program (FSP); Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); obesity; body mass index (BMI); nutrition assistance; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Q18; H53; I12; I18; I38;

    JEL classification:

    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy
    • H53 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs
    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs

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