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People stop trying to save money on groceries when they use food stamps

February 7, 2017 The Daily Caller

A new Brown study co-authored by Justine Hastings, professor of economics, reveals that families reduce bargain-hunting behavior when they begin receiving food stamp benefits. The study measures bargain-hunting using data on coupon redemptions and store-brand purchases.

People stop trying to save money on groceries when they use food stamps (research by Justine Hastings cited) – The Daily Caller