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Debate Proposition: “Economics is the science which studies human behaviour as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses”
The Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy is housed within the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics, OAC, University of Guelph. The Institute is also part of the larger Food Institute at the University of Guelph.
The mission of the institute is to provide independent, credible, and timely policy analysis with respect to socially significant food and agricultural issues.
Find a collection of working papers, white papers and a series of podcasts that have been made public to help educate individuals on important food and agricultural issues. Visit FARE Institute.
Dr. Valerie Tarasuk and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss the meaning and measure of food insecurity in Canada and the United States. Our discussion orbits around two key publications that she has co-authored examining "Household Food Insecurity in Canada". More
Dr. Cynthia Scott-Dupree and Dr. Brady Deaton discuss the science that informs understanding of the relationship between bees and neonics – a pesticide that has recently been made subject to new restrictive regulations in Ontario, Canada and elsewhere. More