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Milk Matters

A new brief explores SNDA's impact on school meal nutrition standards.

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Feeding Children in the Summer

Senior fellow Phil Gleason discussed impacts of the Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children demonstration.

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SNAP Congressional Testimony

Reviewing the evidence on how state policy options affect SNAP.

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Providing Food to Those in Need

New brief examines the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 2013.

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Experts Contribute to Policy Agenda
Meeting New Nutrition Standards

How much do school lunches really have to change?

Check out a new interactive quiz and issue brief.
A Digital Exploration of SNAP

This interactive data visualization helps place the SNAP program in context.

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Good nutrition is vital to good health and quality of life. Mathematica is a leader in evaluating programs and policies to ensure healthy and sufficient diets for all Americans. Our research has addressed the quality of foods federal nutrition assistance provide as well as the diets people consumer throughout their lives—from infancy to advanced age.

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    John Carsley has two decades of experience building and managing information systems. He played a key role in designing and programming Mathematica’s computer-assisted personal interviewing system.

    • Early Childhood
    • Child Development
    • Family Support
    • Youth Development
    • Nutrition
    • Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
According to our study of food security
children's food insecurity decreased from 32% to 22%

after six months of SNAP participation.