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Impact of the Universal Infant Free School Meal policy

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Publication date

Nov 2020

Summary

To inform the public debate on free school meals, this project offers the first evaluation of the UIFSM policy. We use administrative data to provide evidence on the impact of UIFSM implemented in England on take-up of meals,registration for FSM, bodyweight, school attendance, educational performance and food expenditure.

Subjects

Education, Child Development, Households, Poverty, Public Policy, Welfare Benefits, and Health

Links

Report - https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/files/uifsm-impact.pdf; Impact of the Universal Free School Meal policy - project website - https://www.iser.essex.ac.uk/research/projects/impact-of-the-universal-free-school-meal-policy


Related publications

  1. Impact of the Universal Infant Free School Meal policy

    Angus Holford and Birgitta Rabe

    1. Education
    2. Child Development
    3. Households
    4. Poverty
    5. Public Policy
    6. Welfare Benefits
    7. Health

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