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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Food Assistance, and WIC

Webinar

Implementing the SNAP Pilot Projects to Reduce Dependency and Increase Work Levels, April 10, 2014
Co-Sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Public Policy and the Secretary's Innovation Group, Hosted by Mathematica Policy Research

Books, Monographs, and Papers

Rethinking Expanded WIC Eligibility and Enrollment [PDF], R Street Policy Study No. 76, December 2016
Douglas J. Besharov and Douglas M. Call
The Expansion of WIC Eligibility and Enrollment: Time to Re-Think Policies and Practices [PDF], 2016 (Updating a 2009 report)
Douglas J. Besharov and Douglas M. Call
Reconceiving SNAP: Is Nutritional Assistance Really Income Support? [PDF], Research on Social Work Practice, June 15, 2015
Douglas J. Besharov
The Expansion of WIC Eligibility and Enrollment: Good Intentions, Uncontrolled Local Discretion, and Compliant Federal Officials [PDF], March 4, 2009
Douglas J. Besharov and Douglas M. Call
Rethinking WIC: An Evaluation of the Women, Infants, and Children Program, 2001
Douglas J. Besharov and Peter Germanis
Evaluating WIC [PDF], Evaluation Review, April 2000
Douglas J. Besharov and Peter Germanis
Is WIC as Good as They Say? Public Interest, Winter 1999
Douglas J. Besharov and Peter Germanis
Making Food Stamps Part of Welfare Reform [PDF], Policy & Practice, June 1999
Douglas J. Besharov and Peter Germanis
Debating WIC, Public Interest, Spring 1999
Leighton Ku, Douglas J. Besharov and Peter Germanis
Feeding the Poor (Book Summary)
Peter H. Rossi
 

Op-Eds

We're Feeding the Poor as If They're Starving [PDF], The Washington Post, December 8, 2002, p. B1.
Douglas J. Besharov
Letters to the Editor in response to this article

Hard to Swallow: The Scandal in the School Lunch Program Isn't About Pizza (PDF version), The Washington Post, March 28, 1999, p. B2.
Douglas J. Besharov
 

Congressional Testimony

Testimony on SNAP, House Committee on Agriculture, February 25, 2015 [PDF]
Douglas J. Besharov

Testimony on Growing Overweight and Obesity in America: The Potential Role of Federal Nutrition Programs, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, April 3, 2003 [PDF]
Douglas J. Besharov


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