Elina Tselepidakis Page is an agricultural economist in the Diet, Safety, and Health Economics Branch of the Food Economics Division. Her research investigates the array of factors that impact household food choices, including food safety, food labels, and food access. Elina works extensively with household-level data, including the Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) Consumer Network and the National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS).
Elina joined the Economic Research Service in September of 2014 after working for five years as a graduate research assistant in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to graduate school, she worked for the Department of Justice as an environmental law paralegal.
Elina received Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park. She has a B.A. degree in Economics and Environmental Studies, with a minor in Mathematics, from Washington University in St. Louis.