The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program as a Source of Social Welfare – Reflections and Recommendations

Yuyang Li

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This paper discusses the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which aid those in need via food stamps. First the author introduces the program, including its coverage. Then, the author discusses criticisms of the program—that it has high costs and may reduce incentives for work. Finally, recommendations are given in light of the shortcomings.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/ijlpa.v1i2.3678

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