Food insecurity and insufficiency at low levels of food expenditures
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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English


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Statementby Craig Gundersen, David C. Ribar.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1594, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1594
ContributionsRibar, David Christopher.
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LC ClassificationsHD5701
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3477827M
LC Control Number2005617603

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Food Insecurity and Insufficiency at Low Levels of Food Expenditures Craig Gundersen Iowa State University David C. Ribar George Washington University and IZA Bonn Discussion Paper No. May IZA P.O. Box Bonn Germany Phone: + . Request PDF | Food Insecurity and Insufficiency at Low Levels of Food Expenditures | Children in households reporting the receipt of free or reduced price school meals through the National School. Food insecurity and insufficiency at low levels of food expenditures. / Gundersen, Craig; Ribar, David. In: Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 57, No. 4, , p Cited by: Downloadable (with restrictions)! This study uses data from the December Food Security Supplement of the CPS to compare the food insufficiency and insecurity measures with objective measures of food expenditures and objective and subjective measures of food needs. The study examines the general relationships between these variables and finds that reports of food hardships .

Craig Gundersen & David Ribar, "Food Insecurity And Insufficiency At Low Levels Of Food Expenditures," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 57(4), pages , December. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): In this study we investigate the external validity of the food insecurity and insufficiency measures— specifically, how these measures correlate with food expenditures—using the December Food Security Supplement of the Current Population Survey. We focus on a special segment of the . IZA DP No. Food Insecurity and Insufficiency at Low Levels of Food Expenditures Craig Gundersen David C. Ribar D I S C U S S I O N P A P E R S E R I E S Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit Institute for the Study of Labor May However, when expenditures are scaled by a subjective threshold, we observe near-universal reporting of food problems at low levels of expenditures. The findings indicate that the food insufficiency and insecurity measures each incorporate a large subjective component, which limits the usefulness of the measures for comparing the extent of food.

  Food-insecurity rates also are tied to higher unemployment and poverty: In , two-thirds of counties with the highest food insecurity rates .   In this paper we investigate the relationship between income shocks and food insufficiency for U.S. households. Using Survey of Income and Program Participation data on U.S. households, we test the importance of both stable and transitory income components in determining food insufficiency. In a logistic regression model, we find that both the level of income and negative . Food insufficiency has been related to poor quality diets, including lower consumption of fruits and vegetables and low intakes of essential nutrients. 42, 43 Adults with diabetes in general report low dietary compliance, 25, 59 and those with low incomes may have more difficulty following a diabetic diet due to financial constraints. 60, 1 About one-third of these were at a more serious level known as “very low food security.” The fact that so many people are food insecure is important in and of itself, but potentially more.