Association between unemployment insurance, food insecurity among people who lost jobs during COVID-19 pandemic in US

January 29, 2021

What The Study Did:
This study investigated how unemployment insurance and a $600 per week federal supplement to unemployment insurance were associated with food insecurity among people in low- and middle-income households who lost jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Authors: 
Julia Raifman, Sc.D., of the Boston University School of Public Health, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.35884)

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