This study was conducted to better understand the characteristics of SNAP work registrants and SNAP E&T participants, the barriers they face when trying to find work, their training needs, and the services they receive through SNAP E&T programs, and the characteristics of E&T service providers.
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USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) Characteristics Study (Summary)Oct 31, 2017
SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) Characteristics Study: Final ReportOct 31, 2017
This report describes the characteristics of SNAP work registrants and SNAP E&T participants, the barriers they face when trying to find work, their training needs, and the services they receive through SNAP E&T programs, as well as the characteristics of E&T service providers.
Examination of the Effect of SNAP Benefit and Eligibility Parameters on Low-Income HouseholdsOct 31, 2017
This study examines how the policies that determine benefit levels for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) reflect current low-income household spending patterns, using 2013 and 2014 national expenditure and SNAP participation data.
Emergency Food Pantry Use Among SNAP Households with Children (Issue Brief)Apr 30, 2017
This issue brief examines the association between SNAP participation and pantry use for households with children recently enrolled in SNAP.
Characteristics of Elderly Individuals Participating in and Eligible for SNAP (Issue Brief)Sep 30, 2016
This brief highlights the characteristics of and examines trends in elderly individuals participating in SNAP.
What the Data Reveals About SNAP Household Characteristics and Patterns of Participation (Testimony)Feb 26, 2015
Karen Cunnyngham testified before the House Committee on Agriculture’s Nutrition Subcommittee at a public hearing on SNAP household characteristics and patterns of participation.
Dynamics of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Participation from 2008 to 2012Dec 24, 2014
This study examines Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation dynamics between October 2008 and December 2012. In particular, it describes patterns of SNAP entry, length of time on the program, and re-entry for policy-relevant subgroups, and discusses how these patterns have changed...
Measuring the Effect of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Participation on Food SecurityAug 30, 2013
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides food assistance to more than 47 million low-income Americans every month. It aims to reduce hunger by facilitating beneficiaries’ access to enough food for a healthy, active lifestyle, otherwise known as "food security." Our study conducted...
Creation of the 2010 CPS-Based Eligibility File, SNAP QC-Based Participation Estimates, and SNAP Participation RatesMay 03, 2013
This report documents the methodology used to produce the FY 2010 SNAP participation rates presented in Eslami et al. (2012). They estimate the percentage of individuals eligible under federal SNAP income and asset rules who chose to participate in the program.
SNAP Food Security In-Depth Interview StudyMar 30, 2013
This report presents findings from the qualitative In-Depth Interview component of the SNAP Food Security (SNAPFS) study. The main SNAPFS study was conducted for the Food and Nutrition Service of the USDA from October 2011 through September 2012, and examined the effects of the program on food security...