Measuring the extent, depth, and severity of food insecurity: an application to American Indians in the USA

@article{Gundersen2007MeasuringTE,
  title={Measuring the extent, depth, and severity of food insecurity: an application to American Indians in the USA},
  author={Craig Gundersen},
  journal={Journal of Population Economics},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={191-215}
}
  • C. Gundersen
  • Published 22 May 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Population Economics
Within the extensive food insecurity literature, little work has been done regarding (a) the depth and severity of food insecurity and (b) the food insecurity of American Indians. This paper addresses both these topics with data from the 2001 to 2004 Core Food Security Module of the Current Population Survey. To measure food insecurity, three axiomatically derived measures of food insecurity are used. As expected, given the worse economic conditions facing American Indians, their food… 
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