Maternal Smoking and the Timing of WIC Enrollment
NBER Working Paper No. 14728
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The research was supported by a grant from the USDA Food and Nutrition Research Program to the National Bureau of Economic Research (# 59-5000-6-0102). We thank Karen Dalenius from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for help with the PNSS file and special thanks to WIC Program administrators in various state offices. These include Najmul Chowdhury (North Carolina), Patrice Wolfla (Indiana), Nancy Hoffman (Missouri), Penny Roth (Illinois) and Lisa Armstrong (Virginia). We would also like to acknowledge input from John Karl Scholz at the University of Wisconsin, Elizabeth Frazao from the Economic Research Service and Jay Hirschman at the USDA Food and Nutrition Bureau. All opinions are those of the authors and do not represent those of the various state WIC programs, the CDC or the USDA. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.