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Nutrition Economics : Principles and Policy Applications (Hardcover) (Suresh Babu & S. N. Gajanan & J.
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Nutrition Economics establishes the core criteria for consideration as new policies and regulations are developed, including application-base principles to ensure practical, effective implementation of policy. From the economic contribution of nutrition on quality of life to the costs of malnutrition on society from both an individual and governmental level, this book guides the reader through the factors that can determine the success or failure of a nutrition policy.
Written by an expert in policy development and incorporating an encompassing view of the factors that impact nutrition from an economic standpoint, and the resulting effects, this book is unique in its focus on guiding other professionals and those in advanced stages of study to the important considerations for correct policy modeling and evaluation.
Creating policy without a comprehensive understanding of the relevant contributing factors will lead to failure and when facing the global challenge of malnutrition, failure is not an option.
- Connects the direct and indirect impacts of economic policy on nutritional status
- Provides practical insights into analyzing nutrition policies and programs into meaningful results
- A hands-on approach to applying economic theory to designing nutritional policies and programs