2013 Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Conference

The Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Program encourages new and innovative research on food and nutrition assistance issues. The annual conference is a forum for grant recipients and attendees to discuss results of recently funded grants on food assistance program participation, food insecurity among vulnerable populations, and community influence on food assistance and dietary choices.

Theme:  Food Assistance Programs, Food Access and Choices, and Obesity and Other Health Outcomes

Sponsored by:  Economic Research Service; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty; and Mississippi State University, Southern Rural Development Center, in cooperation with Purdue University

Location and date: 
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
1307 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
December 17, 2013 (rescheduled from October 10, 2013)