The Relationship between Food Assistance and Health: A Review of the Literature and Empirical Strategies for Identifying Program Effects

There is a large and growing body of literature on the impact of food assistance programs on body weight and health. We review this literature in the context of an economic model of consumption and time allocations in order to elucidate the multiple pathways between food assistance and health. We th...

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Volume: 33
Main Author: Chad D. Meyerhoefer
Muzhe Yang
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: HOBOKEN Oxford University Press 01.10.2011
WILEY
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
published in: Applied economic perspectives and policy Vol. 33; no. 3; pp. 304 - 344
Data of publication: 20111001
ISSN: 2040-5790
2040-5804
EISSN: 2040-5804
Discipline: Economics
Agriculture
Series: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy
Subjects:
C5
Q18
I38
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2011
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