This study is evaluating the implementation and impact of these taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages in Philadelphia and two other cities to be determined.
New brief examines SNAP in 2014.Read more
A new brief explores SNDA's impact on school meal nutrition standards.Read more.
Senior fellow Phil Gleason discussed impacts of the Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children demonstration.Read more
New brief examines the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 2013.Read more
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.
Do Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Help Reduce Child Obesity? A Look at Three Cities
Evaluating the Summer Food for Children Household-Based Demonstrations
Mathematica teamed with Abt Associates, Inc., to test the impact of two approaches for providing food assistance to low-income, school-age children in the summer to reduce child hunger and food insecurity.
Senior Survey Researcher
Laura Kalb has more than 25 years of experience designing and directing large-scale data collection efforts using traditional and computer-assisted telephone interviewing, in-person, mail, and web methodologies.Featured Projects
- Expanding the Use and Understanding of Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
- Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES)
- Observed Quality and Psychometric Properties of the CLASS-T in the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey
- Learning As We Go: A First Snapshot of Early Head Start Programs, Staff, Families, and Children. Volume II: Technical Appendices
- Early Childhood
after six months of SNAP participation.