USING FOOD STAMPS TO IMPROVE NUTRIENT INTAKE

The current Food Stamp Program uses fixed benefit payments that do not provide incentives for participants to improve their nutrient intake. This paper examines an alternative contract using a transfer that increases with expenditures on high nutrient foods as a way to increase nutrient intake among food stamp participants.


Issue Date:
2003
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/21967
Total Pages:
17
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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