Personalizing Poverty

It’s one thing to devote your professional career to studying anti-poverty measures. It’s something else to feed your research to your teenage children.
Unless you’re UNCG economics professor Dr. David Ribar. In a quest to discover if the federal government’s Thrifty Food Plan, designed to help impoverished families stretch their food budget, was realistic, he’s twice enlisted his family to try it out.

You can motivate some really good behaviour with your children by threatening them with turkey cabbage casserole

Ribar said with a smile.

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