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Income Volatility and Food Assistance in the United States
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The papers in this volume provide much-needed focus and in-depth coverage of the effect of income volatility on the participation in and design of food assistance programs such as the Food Stamp Program and the National School Lunch Program.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. vii
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  1. 1 - Introduction
  2. pp. 1-8
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  1. Part 1 The Relationship between Income Volatility and Program Participation
  2. p. 9
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  1. 2 - Trends in Income and Consumption Volatility, 1970–2000
  2. pp. 77-34
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  1. 3 - Variable Effects of Earnings Volatility on Food Stamp Participation /
  2. pp. 35-60
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  1. Part 2 Income Volatility, Welfare Reform and Use of the Food Stamp Program
  2. p. 61
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  1. 4 - Earnings Volatility and the Reasons for Leaving the Food Stamp Program
  2. pp. 63-102
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  1. 5 - The Dynamics of Food Stamp Receipt after Welfare Reform among Current and Former Welfare Recipients
  2. pp. 103-134
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  1. Part 3 Income Volatility and Implications for Serving Children and the Elderly
  2. p. 135
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  1. 6 - Income Volatility and Its Implications for School Lunch
  2. pp. 137-170
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  1. 7 - The Age Gradient in Food Stamp Program Participation: Does Income Volatility Matter?
  2. pp. 171-214
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  1. Part 4 Design of Food Assistance Programs
  2. p. 215
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  1. 8 - Design of Assistance Programs to Address Real Income Volatility
  2. pp. 217-258
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  1. 9 - Income Volatility and Certification Duration for WIC Children
  2. pp. 259-294
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  1. The Authors
  2. pp. 295-296
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 297-308
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  1. About the Institute
  2. p. 309
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