University of Wisconsin–Madison

Spatial Mismatch

“Spatial mismatch” is a term used to describe how where people live can isolate them from social services, opportunities for employment, and access to health care and nutritious food.

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Local food prices: Effects on child eating patterns, food insecurity, and overweight

  • Taryn W. Morrissey, Alison Jacknowitz, and Katie Vinopal
  • Fast Focus Policy Brief
  • March 2013
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Food Assistance and Children’s Eating Patterns, Food Insecurity, and Overweight: The Influence of Local Food Prices

  • Taryn W. Morrissey, Alison Jacknowitz, and Katie Vinopal
  • Discussion Paper
  • January 2013
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Spatial measurement of child poverty in the United States

  • Katherine Curtis
  • Podcasts
  • September 2012
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Food insecurity and access

  • Alessandro Bonanno and Jing Li
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2012
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Do farmers’ markets ameliorate food deserts?

  • Vicki A. McCracken, Jeremy L. Sage, and Rayna A. Sage
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2012
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Bridging the Gap: Do Farmers’ Markets Help Alleviate Impacts of Food Deserts? Final Report

  • Vicki A. McCracken, Jeremy L. Sage, and Rayna A. Sage
  • Discussion Paper
  • April 2012
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Food Insecurity and Food Access

  • Alessandro Bonanno and Jing Li
  • Discussion Paper
  • March 2012
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Explaining Racial/Ethnic Gaps in Spatial Mismatch: The Primacy of Racial Segregation

  • Michael A. Stoll and Kenya L. Covington
  • Discussion Paper
  • May 2010