About Regional Research Project NE-165

NE-165 did research on the impacts of changes in strategies, technologies, consumer behavior, and policies on the economic performance of the food system, and on how private and public strategies influence improvement in food safety and other quality attributes. It had over 100 members around the world, primarily from universities and government agencies, and a core research group at the Food Marketing Policy Center, Universities of Connecticut and Massachusetts.

NE-165's specific research areas in the food system were:

  • Industrial Organization
  • Competition Policies
  • Strategic Decision-Making and Marketing
  • Cooperative Strategy
  • Consumer Risk Perception and Demand
  • Risk Assessment and Benefit/Cost Analysis
  • Food Quality and Safety


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