The Effect of State Food Stamp and TANF Policies on Food Stamp Program Participation

The Urban Institute published this paper on the effects of food stamp and welfare policy, the minimum wage, and the EITC on the food stamp benefit receipt of the low-income population. Authors found that more lenient immigrant eligibility rules, simplified reporting, implementation of the EBT program, and outreach spending increase food stamp receipt.

Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
March, 2007
Date: 
March 2007
Source: 
Partner Resources
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Asset Building
    • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Supportive Services
    • SNAP/Food Assistance
  • Special Populations
    • Immigrants
  • TANF Program Administration
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