A Look Back on Mathematica’s Research on Nutrition Assistance Programs: Part 2

Data visualization on school lunch program; video on food security and access.

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SNAP Participation Rates Vary by State

New brief examines SNAP in 2014.

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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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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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    Ed Hoke has extensive experience in developing systems in support of research projects. His experience includes directing large-scale research systems projects, microsimulation modeling of government assistance programs, employee benefits research and data quality control, outsourcing of information technology systems, and federal and state administrative data processing in support of research.

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According to our study of food security
children's food insecurity decreased from 32% to 22%

after six months of SNAP participation.