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Approaches for Overcoming Barriers to Cross-Sector Data Sharing
Social Policy
January 28, 2022
This study explores factors influencing the development and sustainability of data sharing in the Mid-Ohio Farmacy (MOF), a produce referral program implemented in partnership between a community-based organization and an academic medical center, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Utilization Patterns of a Food Referral Program: Findings from the Mid-Ohio Farmacy
Social Policy
November 12, 2021
There is limited evidence describing utilization of clinic-based food referral programs intended to support healthy eating for food-insecure patients. To address this gap, this study aims to describe the utilization of the Mid-Ohio Farmacy (MOF).
Community supported agriculture plus nutrition education improves skills, self efficacy, and eating behaviors among low income caregivers but not their children: a randomized controlled trial
Social Policy
August 31, 2021
Despite the benefits of adequate fruit and vegetable (FV) intake, most individuals in the U.S. do not eat recommended amounts, with lower intake among individuals with lower socioeconomic status. Findings suggesting that greater FV access is related to higher intake underpin ongoing public health efforts to increase FV intake.
Local Value Chain Models of Healthy Food Access: A Qualitative Study of Two Approaches
Social Policy
November 19, 2021
Country Fresh Stops (CFS) and Donation Station (DS) are two complementary programs that support local agriculture in Appalachia Ohio. As the first study of these programs in the peer-reviewed literature, this publication identifies factors that facilitate or hinder the implementation of these local value chain models of healthy food access.
Making community-supported agriculture accessible to low-income families: findings from the Farm Fresh Foods for Healthy Kids process evaluation
Social Policy
September 15, 2020
The purpose of this study was to assess Farm Fresh Foods for Healthy Kids reach, dose, and fidelity via a mixed methods process evaluation.
The relationship of financial stress with the timing of the initial claim of U.S. Social Security retirement income
January 04, 2022
This paper, published in the Journal of the Economics of Aging, explores why some older adults claim Social Security benefits early and whether the level of an individual’s financial stress prior to the claiming decision is associated with a benefit claim at age 62.
Neighborhood Disadvantage and Children’s Cognitive Skill Trajectories
Social Policy
September 01, 2020
This study, published in Children and Youth Services Review, examines how neighborhood poverty is associated with children’s trajectories of growth in math and reading skills in early elementary school
Timing Is Money: Does Lump‐Sum Payment Of The Earned Income Tax Credit Affect Savings And Debt?
Social Policy
July 01, 2019
This study, published in Economic Inquiry, investigates whether savings and debt among EITC‐eligible families reflect the timing of payments.
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