Can CalFresh Cut Costs and Better Serve California’s Agricultural Counties?
Hill, Alexandra E., and Charlotte Ambrozek
Higher rates of employment are associated with more CalFresh caseload terminations, which then increase applications from previous recipients. Reapplications are costly to the state and participants. These effects are largest in California counties with high agricultural employment.
Public welfare, seasonal employment, churn
Hill, Alexandra E., and Charlotte Ambrozek. 2018. "Can CalFresh Cut Costs and Better Serve California’s Agricultural Counties?" ARE Update 21(5): 9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.