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Food Marketing Policy Center for Research

Investigators
Cotterill, Ronald
Institutions
University of Connecticut
Start date
2006
End date
2009
Objective
  • To analyze the impacts of changes in strategies, technologies, consumer behavior, and policies on the economic performance of the food system.
  • To provide economic analysis of private and public strategies in order to assess their impact on improvement in food safety and other quality attributes.
  • More information
    Non-Technical Summary: This research provides information for the guidance of public policies at the state, national, and international level to improve performance of food systems. This project analyzes the impacts of changes in strategies, technologies, consumer behavior, and policies on the economic performance of the food system.

    Approach: Develop microeconomic based models of industrial organization, strategic decisions, and policy impacts, conduct empirical research using economic methods.

    Funding Source
    Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
    Project source
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    Project number
    CONS2006-06086
    Accession number
    206824
    Categories
    Bacterial Pathogens
    Policy and Planning
    Natural Toxins