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Supporting maintenance of sugar-sweetened beverage reduction using automated versus live telephone support: findings from a randomized control trial
Background Although reducing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake is an important behavioral strategy to improve health, no known SSB-focused behavioral trial has examined maintenance of SSB behaviors ...
A Century of Profligacy? The Measurement and Evolution of Food Waste
(Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Food waste has been recognized as an economic issue for at least a century and is gaining tremendous traction in academia as well as in discourse about public policy. The goal of our study is to examine the evolution of ...
Value-at-Risk and Models of Dependence in the U.S. Federal Crop Insurance Program
The federal crop insurance program covered more than 110 billion dollars in total liability in 2018. The program consists of policies across a wide range of crops, plans, and locations. Weather and other latent variables ...
Cyberbiosecurity: A New Perspective on Protecting US Food and Agricultural System
Our national data and infrastructure security issues affecting the "bioeconomy" are evolving rapidly. Simultaneously, the conversation about cyber security of the U.S. food and agricultural system (cyber biosecurity) is ...
Nonlinear exchange rate pass-through in timber products: The case of oriented strand board in Canada and the United States
We assess exchange rate pass-through (ERPT) for U.S. and Canadian prices for oriented strand board (OSB), a structural wood panel product used extensively in U.S. residential construction. Because of its prominence in ...
A regional economics-based research agenda for local food systems
The purported benefits of local food systems (LFSs) are extensive and diverse. While a growing general literature has considered various aspects of these systems, this set of issues has not been considered broadly from the ...
Political Economy Of The 2014 Farm Bill
(Oxford University Press, 2015-06-11)
This article assesses the political economy of the 2014 U.S. farm bill, with a focus on the farm support safety net. The farm bill secured substantial bipartisan majorities in a politically contentious Congress. Planned ...
Inter-temporal Changes in Well-being During Conditions of Hyperinflation: Evidence from Zimbabwe
(OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2014-03-01)