The Administration for Community Living (ACL) was created around the fundamental principle that all people, regardless of age or disability, should be able to live independently and fully participate in their communities.
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.
The Administration on Aging Nutrition Services Program Evaluation
Ensuring the Integrity of the School Meals Application Process
This study is evaluating the accuracy of the school meals benefit determination process nationwide by updating and expanding on work Mathematica completed in 2004.
James Mabli's research focuses on federal nutrition assistance programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program; the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children; and community-based emergency food programs.Featured Projects
- Striking a Balance: Examining SNAP Benefit and Eligibility Parameters for Low-Income Households
- SNAP Food Security
- Findings from the Nutrition Services Program Process Study and Meal Cost Analysis
- Diet Quality of American School Children by National School Lunch Program Participation Status: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010 (Summary)
- Nutrition and Food Assistance Programs
- Food Security and Hunger
after six months of SNAP participation.