Economic Research Report No. (ERR-283) 18 pp
Cost Containment and Participant Access in USDA's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): Evidence from the Greater Los Angeles, CA, Area
This report provides an in-depth look at the tradeoff between participant access and program costs in USDA's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), synthesizing several studies of WIC in Greater Los Angeles, CA, from 2009 to 2013.
Keywords: Women, Infants and Children, WIC, seller concentration, Above 50, A-50, cost containment, food access, food cost, market power, retail food prices
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