2017 Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting, January 6-8, 2017, Chicago, Illinois

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2017-04-01
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We seek to examine how “adult-facing” food price interventions (such as junk food taxes) and warning labels may influence kids who are buying their own snacks. This w [...]
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2017-04-01
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Food deserts and their potential effects on diet and nutrition have received much attention from policymakers. While some research has found a correlation between food de [...]
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2017-04-01
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Only about 60% of eligible people participate in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and evidence indicates that these recip [...]
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2017-04-01
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This paper extends the stochastic DSICE model of Cai et al. (Cai et al. 2015a, 2015b) to include the case of spatial transport of heat and moisture from the Equator to th [...]
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2017-04-01
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The United States has historically played a dominant role in the global trade, and therefore price formation, of major food, feed and fiber commodities. As the share of a [...]
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2017-04-01
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While food access is an increasingly studied component of research related to diet and health, consumer behavior and store choice have been relatively overlooked in under [...]
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2017-04-01
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We study a simple model of economic growth where society’s preferences are a function of consumption per capita and climate quality; and the specification of the climat [...]
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2017-04-01
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In this study we examine changing relationships among maize prices in four global markets. In doing so, we allow the quantity of exports to play a role in both price tran [...]
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2017-04-01
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There is evidence that obesity is a risk to health and longevity of life. This is the first paper to use cross-country data to analyze the effect of obesity levels on lif [...]
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2017-04-01
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Pressure mounts to address food waste, which deprives hungry people of needed nutrition, depletes resources used to produce food, and accounts for substantial greenhouse [...]
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