Welcome

Hi – thanks for visiting.  I am a Professor at Tufts University, in the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy with a secondary appointment in the Department of Economics.

Timeline of links below summarize recent work. You can also click out to google for what I have written and where I work, or visit my Friedman School page and teaching blog.

Recent publications (open access or link to preprint)

  • June 2019 article on seasonality of nutrition outcomes, in AJCN
  • May 2019 review article on economics of nutrition, in ARRE [preprint]
  • Feb 2019 chapter on agriculture for nutrition, in CABI-IFPRI book
  • Oct 2018 article on contest incentives for child nutrition, in JDE
  • Aug 2018 article on price indexes for cost of nutritious diets, in AJAE
  • Aug 2018 article on nutrition knowledge, in MCN [preprint]
  • July 2018 article on age misreporting and child heights, in Demography
  • Apr 2018 article on education and nutrition in BMC Public Health
  • Jan 2018 article on contest design and incentives in JEBO [preprint]
  • Jan 2018 article on costs & impacts of food interventions in HPP

Recent news and media

 

Recent presentations

Upcoming presentations

  • Presentations at AAEA (Atlanta),  July 21-23
    • Organized symposium on prize incentives, with Tulika Narayan and Brian Wright
    • Track session on market prices and malnutrition, with Robel Alemu, Yan Bai and Derek Headey and Ellen McCullough
    •  Selected papers from the CANDASA project:
      • Stevier Kaiyatsa: “Do remote rural people pay higher prices for more nutritious foods? Evidence from 130,975 price observations at rural markets in Malawi, 2007-2017”
      • Kate Schneider: “Advancing the use of household surveys for nutrition: Nutrient adequacy at the household level and the cost of nutritious diets in Malawi”
      • Fantu Bachewe: “Affordability of nutrient adequacy and dietary energy in Ethiopia, 2001-2017”
    • Selected paper from the Nutrition Innovation Lab:
      • Sonia Zaharia: “Measuring Resilience: A Triple-Difference Approach”

Links below list archived news and media, publications and presentations.


Archived news and media

Older articles and working papers

Archived presentations