Brian Stacy

Agricultural Economist
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Brian Stacy is an economist in the Food Assistance Branch of the Food Economics Division at ERS. His research focuses on the interactions of SNAP participation, employment, and the macro-economy.

Current Project:

Brian is currently analyzing the effects of SNAP participation on labor supply; examining how States have changed SNAP policies affecting eligibility, transaction costs, and stigma; and studying the behavioral responses of individuals to enrollment in the UI and SNAP program.


Prior to joining ERS, Brian worked as a consultant for the World Bank.


Brian recently received his Ph.D. from Michigan State Univeristy, with a focus on labor economics and applied economics.