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

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. A preliminary agenda is available.

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)

Attendance is free but registration is required due to limited space and security requirements. To attend the conference, register by email to Alex Majchrowicz at NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 10, 2013. Early registration is encouraged as conference capacity may be met prior to December 10th.

Last updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

For more information contact: Alex Majchrowicz