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GOP debunked on food stamps: Everything they say about SNAP is wrong – Salon.com

Hilary Hoynes is a University of California at Berkeley economist who wrote a particularly notable paper last year. Instead of increasing dependency, as conservative critics have repeatedly claimed, Hoyen’s paper showed that, for women at least, food stamp use during pregnancy and early childhood has exactly the opposite impact of what conservatives allege: It actually increases economic self-sufficiency when children grow up, in the next generation.

GOP debunked on food stamps: Everything they say about SNAP is wrong – Salon.com.

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Written by uocemagna

December 5, 2013 at 3:03 pm

Posted in Parenting, Poverty

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