The Effects of Agricultural Research and Farm Subsidy Policies on Human Nutrition and Obesity

Agricultural policies– including farm programs and R&D– are said to have contributed to obesity by making food commodities cheaper and thereby encouraging consumption. This paper explores the links from agricultural policy to food prices and consumption and suggests that contribution of agricultural policy to obesity is not so clear.


Issue Date:
2005
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19196
Total Pages:
39
Series Statement:
Selected Paper 136542




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