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Child Age and Gender Differences in Food Security in a Low-Income Inner-City Population

Robert A. Moffitt, David C. Ribar

NBER Working Paper No. 22988
Issued in December 2016, Revised in April 2018

---- Acknowledgments ----

Comments are appreciated from Andrew Gray, Craig Gundersen, Hanchen Jiang, Caezilia Loibl, Nicholas Papageorge, Victor Ronda, Nicolas Salamanca, Anna Zhu, James Ziliak, two anonymous referees, and participants at conferences at American University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service, the University of Georgia, and the Washington University at St. Louis. Research assistance from Xi Yang, Lu Xu, and Andrew Gray is also gratefully acknowledged. The project was supported with a grant from the University of Kentucky through funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture contract number AG-3198-B-10-0028. Support from the Hopkins Population Center under NICHD grant R24 HD042854 is also acknowledged. The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are solely those of the authors and should not be construed as representing the opinions or policies of the University of Kentucky, Johns Hopkins University, any agency of the Federal government, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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