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Forecasting food stamp program participation and benefits


Author:
Dynarski, Mark., Rangarajan, Anuradha., Decker, Paul T., United States Food and Nutrition Service., and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc
Year:
1991
Subject:
Food stamps -- United States -- Forecasting, economic forecasting, econometric models, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and United States
Abstract:
The report discusses the findings from an independent assessment of the forecasting models used by the Food and Nutrition Service to project participation and benefit levels in the Food Stamp Program. The report also assesses alternative models and recommends a forecasting process for continued assessment and refinement of empirical models.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Collection:
USDA publications