This study is evaluating the accuracy of the school meals benefit determination process nationwide by updating and expanding on work Mathematica completed in 2004.
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.
Ensuring the Integrity of the School Meals Application Process
Do Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Help Reduce Child Obesity? A Look at Three Cities
This study is evaluating the implementation and impact of these taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages in Philadelphia and two other cities to be determined.
Eric Zeidman has expertise in large-scale school-based studies, including randomized controlled trials and cross-sectional and longitudinal designs. He is experienced in district and school recruiting, random assignment, and development and implementation of complex sampling plans.Featured Projects
- Estimating Improper Payments for School Meal Programs: Access, Participation, Eligibility, and Certification II (APEC)
- Informing Policy for Child Nutrition Programs: Operations Study ll
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
after six months of SNAP participation.