Consumption Responses to In-Kind Transfers: Evidence from the Introduction of the Food Stamp Program
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We are grateful to Bob Schoeni and Donna Nordquist for help with the PSID. We thank James Banks, Richard Blundell, Ken Chay, Steve Haider, Darren Lubotsky, Bob Lalonde, Doug Miller, Jim Ziliak and seminar participants at the UC Davis EJS Conference, the IRP Summer Workshop and the NBER Summer Institute as well as LSE, RWI Essen, SOLE, UCL, and ZEW for helpful comments. Alan Barreca, Peter Huckfeldt, Charles Stoecker and Rachel Henry Currans-Sheehan provided excellent research assistance and funding was received from the Joint Center for Poverty Research USDA Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics Program. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.