This study will assess whether benefit and eligibility parameters of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) are aligned with the actual expenses that low-income households incur.
Related Projects for Joshua Leftin
Striking a Balance: Examining SNAP Benefit and Eligibility Parameters for Low-Income HouseholdsDec 22, 2015
Reaching the Underserved Elderly and Working Adults in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramNov 18, 2015
Mathematica evaluated demonstration programs in six states—Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Washington—that focused on increasing SNAP access to the underserved elderly and working adults.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Pilots EvaluationNov 18, 2015
This evaluation is testing innovative strategies for increasing employment and earnings among SNAP participants and reducing their dependence on SNAP and other public assistance programs. The study was mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill.
SNAP Analysis for Health Impact Assessment of U.S. Farm BillOct 27, 2015
Two of the changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) proposed in the 2014 U.S. Farm Bills were (1) eliminating the standard utility allowance for those receiving a nominal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program benefit and (2) eliminating broad-based categorical eligibility for...
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training StudyMar 23, 2015
The SNAP program helps members of households participating in SNAP to gain skills, training, or experience that will increase their ability to obtain regular employment. Mathematica’s study will describe participant characteristics, needs and challenges, and characteristics of service providers.
The Use of Microsimulation in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Policy AnalysisFeb 23, 2015
Mathematica provided quick response analyses, preparing the 2013 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Quality Control (SNAP QC) data file and QC Minimodel, and producing reports on the characteristics of SNAP households and national and state SNAP participation rates.