USDA awards $500,000 through new behavioral science grant program

On Monday, March 6, 2017, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced the winners of NiFA’s Behavioral and Experimental Economic Applications for Agri-Environmental Policy Design program, which was a new grant opportunity as a part of the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities program. One of the recipients of this grant was the CBEAR team, which will be conducting research on how risk and time preferences may inform how producers view the benefits and costs of USDA agri-environmental programs.

The full press release is available on the NIFA website >> 

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