A new study evaluates whether federal preemption could be used to block taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.
Food Policy & Applied Nutrition
New study examines how branding and prices influence children's decisions about snack purchases.
Professor Norbert Wilson was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). "I was elected to the board just this year, but I have been a part of the AAEA since I was an undergrad," said Wilson.
Professor Will Masters' latest blog post on EconoFact covers the realities of the SNAP program by stripping away the partisan spin and getting down to the facts of the matter.
The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy's faculty have won numerous awards for research, teaching and social impact, including Associate Professor Parke Wilde's 2014 award for teaching tools he's developed for his courses.
Parke Wilde is a professor at the Friedman School. His general research focus is on U.S. food and nutrition policy; consumer economics and federal food assistance programs. Current and past research includes a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Healthy Incentive Pilot (HIP); the geography of local food retail, federal commodity checkoff programs, and food and beverage marketing to children. You can read more about his work at his blog, U.S. Food Policy.