International Section Track Session: Economics of Food Losses and Waste: What are the right questions?
The International Section track sessions and is scheduled for Monday, July 27, 2015 from 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM in Sierra I. Come to hear presentations by Steve Sonka on “Reducing Postharvest Loss: Are We Asking the Right Questions?”, Harry de Gorter on “Economics of Food Losses and Waste: Concepts and Practical Implications,” David Just on “The Role of “Nudge” Type Polices in Reducing Food Waste: A Behavioral Economics Approach,” and discussions by Tom Johnson and Nadia Streletskaya. Waste and loss have been widely discussed but not deeply analyzed. This session will provide an opportunity to explore these issues more extensively and stimulate ideas for further research.