Food and Health Projects

Reports Co-Authored by Zwick Center Members Related to Food and Health


Outreach Reports/Fact Sheets

Lopez, Rigoberto A., Foster, Jaime, Martin, Jiff and Boehm, Rebecca. 2019. "Food Insecurity and Obesity Incidence Across Race, Income, and Towns in Connecticut". Food Insecurity & Obesity Across Demographics in CT

Lopez, Rigoberto A., Foster, Jaime, Martin, Jiff and Boehm, Rebecca. 2019. "Food Insecurity and Obesity Incidence Across Connecticut". Food Insecurity & Obesity in CT

Lopez, Rigoberto A., Boehm, Rebecca and He, Xi. 2019. "The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on the Healthfulness of Non-alcoholic Beverage Choices among Low-Income Households". Medicaid & Beverages


Research Reports

Lopez, Rigoberto A. and Fantuzzi, Kristen L. 2010. "Carbonated Soft Drink Choices and Obesity". Soda & Obesity

Bonanno, Alessandro. 2009. "Functional Foods as Differentiated Products". Fuctional Foods

Cohen. Michael A. and Katsaiti, M. Selini. 2009. "Evaluating Health Care Externality Costs Generated by Risky Consuption Goods". Health Risky Goods

Berning, Joshua P., Chouinard, Hayley H. and McCluskey, Jill J. 2009. "Measuring the Impact of Nutrition Labels on Food Purchasing Decisions: A field experiment with scanner data". Nutrition Labels & Food Purchasing

Yang, Muzhe and Huang, Rui. 2009. "Exposure to Obesity and Weight Gain among Adolescents". Obesity & Weight Gain in Adolescents

Lopez, Rigoberto A. and Tchumtchoua, Sylvie. 2005. "A Town-Level Assessment of Community Food Security in Connecticut". Community Food Security in CT

Lopez, Rigoberto A. and Matschke, Xenia. 2005. "FOOD PROTECTION FOR SALE". Food Processing & the Protection for Sale Model

Lopez, Rigoberto A. and Hathie, Ibrahima. 2002. "Is Protection for Sale in U.S. Food Industries?"  Food Industries & Protection

Lopez, Rigoberto A., Lopez, Elena and Azzam, Azzedine M. 2002. "Imperfect Competition and Total Factor Productivity Growth in U.S. Food Processing". Imperfect Competition & Food Processing

Segerson, Kathleen. 1998. "Mandatory vs. Voluntary Approaches To Food Safety". Mandatory vs. Voluntary Food Safety Approaches

Steahr, Thomas E. 1996. "Foodborne Illness in the Elderly Population of the United States, 1987-1993". Foodborne Illness in Eldery 1987 to 1993

Caswell, Julie. 1994. "Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health". Food Safety, Nutrition & Health

Caswell, Julie. 1994. "The Policy Environment For Food Safety and Nutrition: Regulating Quality and Quality Signaling". Policy Environment for Food Safety & Nutrition


Working Paper Series

Burney, Shaheer. 2017. "Habit Formation to Dietary Fat in U.S. Demand for Ground Meat and Fluid Milk". Ground Meat & Milk & Fat

Lopez, Rigoberto A., Zhu, Chen and Liu, Xiaoou. 2017. "Consumer Responses to Voluntary Nutrition Labeling in the Presence of Information Spillovers". Nutrition Labeling Consumer Responses

Burney, Shaheer. 2017. "Household Consumption Responses to SNAP Participation". STAMP & Househould Consumption

Dunn, Richard A. and Hoke, Omer. 2016. "The Effect of Early ACA Medicaid Expansion on Mental Health". Medicaid & Mental Health

Dunn, Richard A. and Tefft, Nathan. 2014. "Decomposing the Danger of Drinking Drivers: 1983-2012". Drinking Drivers 1983-2012

Dunn, Richard A., Nayga Jr., Rodolfo M., Thomsen, Michael and Rouse, Heather L. 2014. "A Longitudinal Analysis of Fast-Food Exposure On Child Weight Outcomes: Identifying Causality Through School Transitions". Fast Food & Children's Weight

Zhu, Chen and Huang, Rui. 2014. "Heterogeneity in Consumer Responses to Front-of-Package Nutrition Labels: Evidence from a Natural Experiment?" Nutrition Labeling Consumer Response Heterogeneity

Dunn, Richard A., Cotti, Chad and Tefft, Nathan. 2013. "Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crash Risk and the Location of Alcohol Purchase".  Alcohol & Motor Vehicle Crash

Dunn, Richard A., Cotti, Chad and Tefft, Nathan. 2013. "The Dow is Killing Me: Risky Health Behaviors and the Stock Market". How Stock Market Affects Health

Swallow, Stephen K., Liu, Pengfei, Seabloom, Eric and Borer, Elizabeth. 2013. "A Simple Lesson in Economic Valuation: Do Scientists Value Expanding the Nutrient Network?". Nutrient Network

Adams, Scott, Cotti, Chad and Tefft, Nathan. 2013. "Seatbelt Use Following Stricter Drunk Driving Regulations". Seatbelt Use

Lopez, Rigoberto A., Liu, Yizao and Zhu, Chen. 2013. "How Effective is Public Policy in Decreasing Soda Consumption? An Assessment of Four Policy Options". Soda Consumption