Publications on Public Assistance Programs

RAND research has covered each of the U.S. public assistance programs listed below. Each link will take you to a page with links to relevant RAND publications.

  • AFDC/TANF: Aid to Families with Dependent Children / Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • CalWORKs: California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids
  • Child Nutrition Programs: School breakfast and lunch programs
  • EITC: Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Medicaid
  • SNAP: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly Food Stamps)
  • SSI: Supplemental Security Income
  • WIC: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children