Research Nutritionist Economic Research Service, USDA
Describe major food and nutrition policy research questions that can be addressed using the data resources of USDA’s Economic Research Service. Topic areas include: US food supply; food security; food purchasing and consumption; food environment, access and affordability; and the effectiveness and efficiency of the food and nutrition assistance safety net.
Present ERS data that can be used to address the identified policy questions and give examples of relevant research using those data.
Explain how external researchers can make use of ERS data or information products derived from ERS data.