Economic Research Report No. (ERR-257) 56 pp

September 2018

Participation in USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Effect of Local Labor Market Conditions in Oregon

ERS explores the relationship between local economic conditions and the duration of able-bodied adults’ enrollment in SNAP. Researchers examine whether improvements in local labor market conditions in Oregon shorten enrollment times for these SNAP recipients.

See related Amber Waves article: Local Labor Market Conditions Impact Participation in USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Keywords: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP, Oregon SNAP, SNAP spell, labor market conditions, unemployment, Great Recession, ABAWD

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Last updated: Thursday, September 06, 2018

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