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Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Database

Project: An Analysis of Poverty Dynamics and Food Security
Award Year: 2001
Amount of award, fiscal 2001: $30,000.00
Institution: The George Washington University
Principal Investigator: David Ribar
Status: Completed
Detailed Objective: The study examines the dynamics of income and food security and to decompose the sources of income dynamics into those associated with demographic changes, wage changes, and employment changes.

Specific research activities included in the study are: (1) an examination of the dynamic properties of poverty status and food insecurity from the Survey of Program Dynamics, (2) an examination of these dynamic properties for the entire sample and for selected subgroups such as single-parent and married-couple families, and (3) the decomposition of the sources of income dynamics into those associated with demographic changes, wage changes, and employment changes.

Topic: Food Security, Poverty
Dataset: Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
Output:
Ribar, D., and K. Hamrick. Dynamics of Poverty and Food Sufficiency, Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Report No. 36, USDA, ERS, September 2003.

Last updated: Monday, August 18, 2014

For more information contact: Victor Oliveira