Food Access and Insecurity During COVID-19: Evidence from US During April and May 2020

Do individuals have access to food during the current COVID-19 crisis? The current crisis provides a unique (albeit unfortunate) circumstances to investigate how risk, uncertainty, and preparedness of individuals and communities impact food access. The purpose of this study is to investigate how the current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting food access and food security. Furthermore, this study also highlights factors that will reassure consumers of the uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Our study will contribute to an understanding of these issues in the midst of such an event to help communities respond to food access needs, and also to more reliably assess revival of consumer demand post this crisis.



Work Title Food Access and Insecurity During COVID-19: Evidence from US During April and May 2020
Subtitle Food Access and Insecurity During COVID-19
Open Access
  1. Amit Sharma
  2. Chandler
  3. Michael Lin
  4. InHaeng Jung
  1. COVID-19
  2. Food Insecurity
  3. Food Access
License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives)
Work Type Report
  1. Penn State University
Publication Date May 15 2020
  1. Food Access
DOI doi:10.26207/ezx7-3k02
Deposited May 15, 2020




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  • Added Creator Amit Sharma
  • Added Creator Chandler
  • Added Creator Michael Lin
  • Added Creator InHaeng Jung
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