Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Using FoodAPS for Research in Diet, Health, Nutrition, and Food Security

Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Using FoodAPS for Research in Diet, Health, Nutrition, and Food Security

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A conference on "Using FoodAPS for Research in Diet, Health, Nutrition, and Food Security" took place in Washington, DC, on December 7-8. Research Associates Marianne Bitler, University of California, Davis and NBER and Janet Currie, Princeton University and NBER, organized the meeting, which was sponsored by the Economic Research Service, the Food and Nutrition Service, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:

* Bruce D. Meyer, University of Chicago and NBER, and Nikolas Mittag, CERGE-EI, "Misreporting of Government Transfers: How Important are Survey Design and Geography? "

* David E. Frisvold, University of Iowa and NBER, and Joseph Price, Brigham Young University and NBER, "The Role of School Meal Programs in the Food Environment Experienced by Children"

* Timothy Beatty, Marianne Bider, Xinzhe Cheng, and Cynthia van der Werf, University of California, Davis, "The Pay Check Cycle"; also Beatty, Bitler, and van der Werf, "Do Food Assistance Programs Affect Retailers?"

* Erin T. Bronchetti, Swarthmore College; Garret S. Christensen, University of California, Berkeley; and Benjamin Hansen, University of Oregon and NBER, "USDA Food Assistance Programs (SNAP, the National School Lunch Program, and the School Breakfast Program) and Healthy Food Choices: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Geographic Variation in Food Prices"

* Charles J. …

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