Victor Oliveira

Agricultural Economist
202-694-5434
victoro@ers.usda.gov

Briefly

Victor Oliveira is an economist in the Food Economics Division. Victor conducts research on various food assistance issues.

Background

Victor joined ERS in 1981. Since 1994 he has conducted research in the food assistance area, focusing primarily on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, commonly known as WIC.

Education

Victor received a B.S. in agricultural economics from the University of Connecticut and an M.S. in agricultural economics from the Pennsylvania State University.

Selected Publications

Oliveira, V., and D. Davis. 2006. Recent Trends and Economic Issues in the WIC Infant Formula Rebate Program, ERR-22, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, August.

Oliveira, V., and R. Chandran. 2005. Children's Consumption of WIC-Approved Foods, FANRR-44, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, February.