DOES FINANCIAL LITERACY CONTRIBUTE TO FOOD SECURITY?

Food insecurity, not having consistent access to adequate food for active, healthy lives for all household members is most common among low income households. However, income alone is not sufficient to explain who experiences food insecurity. This study investigates the relationship between financial literacy and food security. We find that low income households who exhibit financial literacy are less likely to experience food insecurity.


Issue Date:
2016-01
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 2147-8988 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/231358
Published in:
International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, Volume 04, Number 1
Page range:
1-19
Total Pages:
19
Series Statement:
Vol 4
No 1




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