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First Name: Abigail
Middle Name: Mary
Last Name: Okrent
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RePEc Short-ID: pok51

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Affiliation

Economic Research Service
Department of Agriculture
Government of the United States
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Homepage: http://www.ers.usda.gov/
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Phone: 202-694-5050
Fax: 202-694-5700
Postal: 1400 Independence Ave.,SW, Mail Stop 1800, Washington, DC 20250-1800
Handle: RePEc:edi:ersgvus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Parks, Joanna C. & Alston, Julian M. & Okrent, Abigail M., 2013. "The External Health-Care Cost of Obesity in the United States," Working Papers 162526, Robert Mondavi Institute Center for Wine Economics.
  2. Alston, Julian M. & Okrent, Abigail M. & Parks, Joanna, 2013. "Effects of U.S. Public Agricultural R&D on U.S. Obesity and its Social Costs- Revised," Working Papers 162530, Robert Mondavi Institute Center for Wine Economics.
  3. Cakir, Metin & Balagtas, Joseph V. & Okrent, Abigail M., 2013. "The Effects of Package Downsizing on Food Consumption," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150680, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  4. Alston, Julian M. & Okrent, Abigail M. & Parks, Joanna, 2013. "Effects of U.S. Public Agricultural R&D on U.S. Obesity and its Social Costs," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 149796, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  5. Shewmake, Sharon & Okrent, Abigail M. & Thabrew, Lanka & Vandenbergh, Michael, 2012. "Carbon Labeling for Consumer Food Goods," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124369, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  6. Boonsaeng, Tullaya & Carpio, Carlos E. & Zhen, Chen & Okrent, Abigail M., 2012. "The Effect of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program on Food Spending Among Low-Income Households," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 124839, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  7. Okrent, Abigail M. & Alston, Julian M., 2012. "The Demand for Disaggregated Food-Away-from-Home and Food-at-Home Products in the United States," Economic Research Report 132469, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  8. Parks, Joanna C. & Alston, Julian M. & Okrent, Abigail M., 2012. "The Marginal External Cost of Obesity in the United States," 2012 Annual Meeting, August 12-14, 2012, Seattle, Washington 125128, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  9. Okrent, Abigail M. & Alston, Julian M., 2011. "The Demand for Disaggregated Food-Away-from-Home Products," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 103625, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  10. Volpe, Richard J., III & Okrent, Abigail M. & Leibtag, Ephraim S., 2011. "The Effect of Retailer Concentration and Store Format on Consumers’ Food Purchasing Decisions," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 103448, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  11. Rickard, Bradley J. & Okrent, Abigail M. & Alston, Julian M., 2011. "How have agricultural policies influenced caloric consumption in the United States?," Working Papers 126543, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  12. Okrent, Abigail M. & Alston, Julian M., 2011. "Demand for Food in the United States: A Review of Literature, Evaluation of Previous Estimates, and Presentation of New Estimates of Demand," Working Papers 162515, Robert Mondavi Institute Center for Wine Economics.
  13. Okrent, Abigail M. & Alston, Julian M., 2011. "The Effects of Farm Commodity and Retail Food Policies on Obesity and Economic Welfare in the United States," Working Papers 162516, Robert Mondavi Institute Center for Wine Economics.
  14. Okrent, Abigail M. & Alston, Julian M., 2010. "The Demand for Food in the United States: A Review of the Literature, Evaluation of Previous Estimates, and Presentation of New Estimates of Demand," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61674, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  15. Okrent, Abigail M. & Alston, Julian M., 2010. "The Effects of Farm Commodity Policies and Retail Food Policies on Obesity and Economic Welfare in the United States," 2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado 61675, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  16. Alston, Julian M. & Okrent, Abigail M., 2009. "Farm Commodity Policy and Obesity," 2009 Pre-Conference Workshop, August 16, 2009, Diet and Obesity: Role of Prices and Policies 53336, International Association of Agricultural Economists.

Articles

  1. Richard Volpe & Abigail Okrent & Ephraim Leibtag, 2013. "The Effect of Supercenter-format Stores on the Healthfulness of Consumers' Grocery Purchases," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 95(3), pages 568-589.
  2. Bradley J. Rickard & Abigail M. Okrent & Julian M. Alston, 2013. "How Have Agricultural Policies Influenced Caloric Consumption In The United States?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(3), pages 316-339, 03.
  3. Liaukonyte, Jura & Rickard, Bradley J. & Kaiser, Harry M. & Okrent, Abigail M. & Richards, Timothy J., 2012. "Economic and health effects of fruit and vegetable advertising: Evidence from lab experiments," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(5), pages 543-553.
  4. Abigail M. Okrent & Julian M. Alston, 2012. "The Effects of Farm Commodity and Retail Food Policies on Obesity and Economic Welfare in the United States," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 94(3), pages 611-646.
  5. Alston, Julian M. & Rickard, Bradley J. & Okrent, Abigail M., 2010. "Farm Policy and Obesity in the United States," Choices, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 25(3).
  6. Guthrie, Joanne F. & Lin, Biing-Hwan & Okrent, Abigail M. & Volpe, Richard J., III, 0. "Americans’ Food Choices at Home and Away: How Do They Compare With Recommendations?," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 1, February.
  7. Okrent, Abigail M., 0. "Agricultural Policies Have Little Effect on U.S. Calorie Consumption," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 4, December.
  8. Okrent, Abigail M., 0. "Substitute and Complementary Foods Are Important When Assessing Impacts of Price Policies on Dietary Quality," Amber Waves, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, issue 1, February.

NEP Fields

9 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (5) 2009-10-24 2011-05-24 2012-09-22 2013-06-24 2013-07-15. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2012-06-25
  3. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2012-06-25
  4. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2009-10-24
  5. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2013-07-15
  6. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2012-06-25
  7. NEP-NPS: Nonprofit & Public Sector (1) 2013-07-15

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