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 (May 2011):

School Foodservice Costs: Location Matters

Fox, Mary Kay, Melissa Clark, Elizabeth Condon, and Ander Wilson (July 2010):

Diet Quality of School-Age Children in the U.S. and Association with Participation in the School Meal Programs

Potamites, Elizabeth and Anne Gordon (May 2010):

Children's Food Security and Intakes From School Meals-Final Report

Newman, Constance, Joanne Guthrie, Lisa Mancino, Katherine Ralston, and Melissa Musiker (December 2009):

Meeting Total Fat Requirements for School Lunches: Influence of School Policies and Characteristics

Gleason, Phillip, Ronette Briefel, Ander Wilson, and Allison Hedley Dodd. ERS Project Representative: Katherine Ralston (July 2009):

School Meal Program Participation and Its Association with Dietary Patterns and Childhood Obesity

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

The School Breakfast Program: Participation and Impacts

Moore, Quinn, Lara Hulsey, and Michael Ponza. ERS Project Representative: Constance Newman (June 2009):

Factors Associated With School Meal Participation and the Relationship Between Different Participation Measures

Ralston, Katherine, Constance Newman, Annette Clauson, Joanne Guthrie, and Jean Buzby (July 2008):

The National School Lunch Program Background, Trends, and Issues

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 (April 2009):

The WIC Program: Background, Trends, and Economic Issues, 2009 Edition

Hanson, Kenneth and Victor Oliveira (March 2009):

Economic Linkages Between the WIC Program and the Farm Sector

Ver Ploeg, Michele (March 2009):

WIC and the Battle Against Childhood Overweight

Tiehen, Laura:

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

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