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Understanding How Food Pricing and Access Affect the Diets of Children and Their Families

Price incentives on healthy foods, price disincentives on unhealthy foods, and greater access to healthier foods have received much attention from policy-makers and researchers as potentially effective obesity policies. The aims of this study are to: 1) estimate models to quantify the own- and cross-price elasticities (i.e., sensitivity) of processed foods, fruits and vegetables, and More

Date: March 2013

Resource Type: Grant Summary

Focus Areas: Food Access Pricing & Economics