WIC in Your Neighborhood: New Evidence on the Impacts of Geographic Access to Clinics.

@article{RossinSlater2013WICIY,
  title={WIC in Your Neighborhood: New Evidence on the Impacts of Geographic Access to Clinics.},
  author={Maya Rossin-Slater},
  journal={Journal of public economics},
  year={2013},
  volume={102},
  pages={51-69}
}
A large body of evidence indicates that conditions in-utero and health at birth matter for individuals' long-run outcomes, suggesting potential value in programs aimed at pregnant women and young children. This paper uses a novel identification strategy and data from birth and administrative records over 2005-2009 to provide causal estimates of the effects of geographic access to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). My empirical approach uses within… CONTINUE READING
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