Friedman Faculty - Cash
Sean Cash
Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley

Contact Information
(617) 636-6822
General Research: 
Economics and policy of food, nutrition, and the environment
Current Research: 

Consumer interest in environmental credence attributes of food; response to food price and labeling interventions; children's food purchase decisions

Professional Affiliations
  • Editor, Agricultural and Resource Economics Review
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Chair, Food Safety and Nutrition Section, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Select Recent Publications

Faulkner GE, Grootendorst P, Nguyen VH, Andreyeva T, Arbour-Nicitopoulos K, Auld CM, et al. Economic instruments for Obesity Prevention: Results of a Scoping Review and Modified Delphi Survey. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity . 2011;8:109.
Lacanilao R, Cash SB, Adamowicz WL. Heterogeneous Consumer Responses to Snack Food Taxes and Warning Labels. Journal of Consumer Affairs. 2011;45(1):108-22. Abstract
Cash SB. Policy Evaluation and Cost Benefit Analysis. In: Lusk J, Roosen J, Shogren J, editors. The Oxford Handbook on the Economics of Food Consumption and Policy. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press; 2011.
Cash SB, Brody SD. Bringing corporate stakeholders to the table in collaborative ecosystem management. In: Moore SA, editor. Pragmatic Sustainability: Theoretical and Practical Tools. Routledge Press; 2010.