COVID-19 and the Economics of World Food and Agriculture – Module 4: COVID-19 in Fruit and Vegetable Value Chains

Date(s) - 28/05/2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

ONLINE PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION (See our notes on participating with ZOOM)

Tim Richards

COVID-19 in the fruit and vegetable value chain –migration, horticulture and waste

Tim Richards is the Morrison Chair of Agribusiness in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He holds an undergraduate business degree from the University of British Columbia, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Stanford University. He has published over 105 articles in top economics, marketing, and agricultural economics journals. He has won twelve Article of the Year awards, is co-editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and is on the editorial boards of four journals. The focus of his research is quantitative marketing, data analytics, retailing strategy, agricultural labor, and food policy. He also does extensive consulting work in the food retailing and manufacturing industries for clients that include Walmart, Kroger, SuperValu, Hormel, Sara Lee, JBS Swift, Foster Farms, and a number of others.

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