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Healthy Kids

Economic Research Informing Implementation of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

Child Nutrition Programs

Ollinger, Michael, Katherine Ralston, and Joanne Guthrie. School Foodservice Costs: Location Matters. (May 2011)

Fox, Mary Kay, Melissa Clark, Elizabeth Condon, and Ander Wilson. Diet Quality of School-Age Children in the U.S. and Association with Participation in the School Meal Programs. (July 2010)

Potamites, Elizabeth and Anne Gordon. Children's Food Security and Intakes From School Meals-Final Report. (May 2010)

Newman, Constance, Joanne Guthrie, Lisa Mancino, Katherine Ralston, and Melissa Musiker. Meeting Total Fat Requirements for School Lunches: Influence of School Policies and Characteristics. (December 2009)

Gleason, Phillip, Ronette Briefel, Ander Wilson, and Allison Hedley Dodd. ERS Project Representative: Katherine Ralston. School Meal Program Participation and Its Association with Dietary Patterns and Childhood Obesity. (July 2009)

Bartfeld, Judi, Myoung Kim, Jeong Hee Ryu, and Hong-Min Ahn. ERS Project Representative: Katherine Ralston. The School Breakfast Program: Participation and Impacts. (July 2009)

Moore, Quinn, Lara Hulsey, and Michael Ponza. ERS Project Representative: Constance Newman. Factors Associated With School Meal Participation and the Relationship Between Different Participation Measures. (June 2009)

Ralston, Katherine, Constance Newman, Annette Clauson, Joanne Guthrie, and Jean Buzby. The National School Lunch Program: Background, Trends, and Issues. (July 2008)

Mancino, Lisa and Joanne Guthrie. "When Nudging in the Lunch Line Might be a Good Thing," Amber Waves. (March 2009)

Newman, Constance, Katherine Ralston, and Annette Clauson. " Balancing Nutrition, Participation, and Cost in the National School Lunch Program," Amber Waves.(September 2008)

WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)

Oliveira, Victor and Elizabeth Frazao. The WIC Program: Background, Trends, and Economic Issues, 2009 Edition. (April 2009)

Hanson, Kenneth and Victor Oliveira. Economic Linkages Between the WIC Program and the Farm Sector. (March 2009)

VerPloeg, Michele. WIC and the Battle Against Childhood Overweight. (March 2009)

Tiehen, Laura. "Why Wait? Examining Delayed WIC Participation Among Pregnant Women." (October 2008) Contact Laura Tiehen for a reprint.

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Last updated: Monday, June 04, 2012

For more information contact: Joanne Guthrie