Ag Policy Research Areas

Using advanced theory and quantitative analytical systems, CARD conducts interdisciplinary research on the impacts of policy alternatives in the following areas:

Biorenewables Policy
Research and analysis that addresses questions surrounding expansion of biorenewables in the United States.

Resource and Environmental Policy
Assessments of how regional, national, and international policies affect the environment.

Food and Nutrition Policy
Research and analysis about food consumption, food safety, nutrition, and food assistance programs in the United States and selected developing nations.

Agricultural Risk Management Policy
Research and analysis devoted to helping crop and livestock producers and policymakers actively manage agricultural risk.

Science and Technology Policy
Research and analysis that contributes to the evolving policy debate on new agricultural science and technology.

Trade and Agricultural Policy
Research about domestic and international policies and their affect on trade, commodity prices, production, and consumption.