2007 IRP-USDA Small Grants Workshop

An annual workshop providing the opportunity for current grant recipients to present preliminary research results on food security and food assistance programs. This event is open to the public.

Format: Each presentation lasts 50 minutes: 25 minutes for presentation, 5 minutes for graduate student discussant, 10 minutes for senior discussant, and 10 minutes open discussion.

2007 IRP-USDA Small Grants Workshop
3470 Social Science Building
April 27, 2007
Agenda Agenda

8:45-9:00 Welcoming remarks: Maria Cancian, IRP Director and Judi Bartfeld, Associate Professor, Consumer Science
9:00-9:25 Geetha M. Waehrer, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
"School Feeding Programs and Children's Meal Patterns"
9:25-9:30 Discussant No. 1: Hilary Shager, School of Education
9:30-9:40 Discussant No. 2: Katherine Magnuson, School of Social Work
9:40-9:50 Open discussion
9:50-10:15 Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago
"Measuring the Impacts of Stigma and Time Cost in the Food Stamp Enrollment Decision"
10:15-10:20 Discussant No.1: Kisun Nam, School of Social Work
10:20-10:30 Discusssant No. 2: Carolyn Heinrich, LaFollette School of Public Affairs
10:30-10:40 Open discussion
10:40-11:00 Break
11:00-11:25 Charles L. Baum, Economics and Finance Department, Middle Tennessee State University
"The Effects of the Food Stamp Program on Weight Gained by Expectant Mothers"
11:25-11:30 Discussant No.1: Francisco B. Galarza, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
11:30-11:40 Discussant No. 2: Dan Meyer, School of Social Work
11:40-11:50 Open discussion
11:50-12:15 Neeraj Kaushal, School of Social Work, Columbia University
"Food Stamp Program and Consumption Choices”
12:15-12:20 Discussant No.1: Yoonsook Ha, School of Social Work
12:20-12:30 Discussant No. 2: Charles Hatcher, Consumer Science
12:30-1:45 Open discussion, closing remarks