The Impacts of 50 Years of the Food Stamp Program
Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley

In this presentation, at the January 2014 War on Poverty Conference, Hilary Hoynes discusses her research on the food stamp program in the U.S. and the program’s impact over the past 50 years.

Hoynes is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics, and Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a Research Affiliate for the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research and is co-editor of the leading journal in economics, American Economic Review.