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Restricted opportunities, personal choices, ineffective policies: what explains food insecurity in Oregon?



Restricted opportunities, personal choices, ineffective policies: what explains food insecurity in Oregon?



Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 31(2): 193-211



This study examines the extent to which household demographics, local economic and social conditions, and federal food security programs explain the likelihood of household food insecurity in Oregon. Between 1999 and 2001, Oregon had the highest average rate of hunger in the nation and ranked in the top five states with respect to food insecurity.

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DOI: 10.2307/40987315


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