Diet Quality & Nutrition
ERS examines factors driving dietary choices and the economic consequences of nutritional and health outcomes.
Education, Information & Labeling
ERS examines the economics of food labeling, factors that may lead to government intervention, and nutrition labeling in the food-away-from-home sector.
ERS conducts research on access and barriers to affordable, healthy food, and the consequences of limited food access on food spending, diet, and health.
Food Consumption & Demand
ERS provides economic analyses of trends, dietary patterns, and the relationship between food intake and nutritional/health outcomes such as obesity.
ERS examines the role of economic incentives in food choices, how dietary patterns contribute to obesity, and what effects obesity policies could have on producer and consumer incentives and health outcomes.