Brief SNAP and the Recession
Recession and Recovery, No. 4
Kenneth Finegold
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This brief, part of the Urban Institute's "Recession and Recover" series, examines how the SNAP program (formerly food stamps) responds during a recession and how that response may differ in the current recession from its response in the past.
Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being Social safety net
Tags Hunger and food assistance Employment and income data Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center