Broadly speaking, my field of research is food and agricultural economics. My research applies principles from consumer theory, industrial organization, and marketing to address empirical questions in food labeling and quality certification, food safety, and agricultural marketing.

Areas of Interest:

Food and Agricultural Economics

Emprical Industrial Organization

Environmental Economics

Labeling and Quality Disclosure Regulation

Food Safety


"The Impact of Voluntary Non-GMO Labeling on Demand in the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry"

"Who Pays for Voluntary Quality Certification? Evidence from the Non-GMO Project Verified Label" (Job market paper)

"Foodborne Illness Outbreaks, Collective Reputation, and Voluntary Adoption of Industry-wide Food Safety Protocols by Fruit and Vegetable Growers" (with E. Lichtenberg and E. T. Page)