16 17 May 2022 Ended

Paris (75)

Conference on Food, Population Health and Public Policies

The Paris School of Economics (PSE) is organising the Conference on Food, Population Health and Public Policies with the financial support of INRAE's Support for Public Policies Directorate, AXA Research Fund and the French Research Agency (ANR).

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Monday, 16 May 2022

13:30 – 14:00 Registration

Session 1: The nutrition transition and changes in food preferences

Chair: Fabrice Etilé (PSE-INRAE)

14:00 – 14:30 Nutrition transition in the French West Indies: What are the roles of food supply and dietary behaviours?
Presenter: Caroline Méjean (INRAE)

14:30 – 15:00 Nutrition transition in two lowland Bolivian subsistence populations
Presenter: Jonathan Stieglitz (Toulouse-1 Capitole University)

15:00 – 15:30 Food industry before 1940: An historical perspective (provisional)
Presenter: Martin Bruegel (CMH-INRAE)

15:30 – 16:00 Have children’s food preferences been under the influence of the evolution of food supply?
Presenter: Sophie Nicklaus (INRAE)

16:00 – 16:15 General discussion

Keynote Lecture
16:30 – 17:30 Law and the regulation of food markets: understanding constraints and maximizing opportunities
Amandine Garde (University of Liverpool)

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Session 2: Food trade, food innovations and population health

Chair: Amandine Garde (University of Liverpool)

10:00 – 10:30 Trade and Food: Demand Side Interventions
Presenter: Benn McGrady (Georgetown University Law Center)

10:30 – 11:00 International Diffusion of food innovations
Presenter: Anne-Celia Disdier (PSE-INRAE)

11:00 – 11:30 Industrial food processing and food formulation: potential health impacts and public health implications
Presenter: Mathilde Touvier (INSERM)

11:30 – 12:00 The nutritional effects of food trade liberalization
Presenter: Lorenzo Rotunno (AMSE)

12:00 – 12:15 General discussion

Session 3: Public policies

Chair: Louis-George Soler (INRAE)

13:30 – 14:00 Repurposing consumption taxes on food for health and environmental goals
Presenter: Franco Sassi (Imperial College London)

14:00 – 14:30 Designing food and beverage taxes in accordance with international trade law
Presenter: Kirsten Ward (University of Liverpool)

14:30 – 15:00 Use of nutrient profile for public health nutrition policies
Presenter: Chantal Julia (University Paris 13/AH-HP)

15:00 – 15:30 Lessons from the U.S. Experience with Beverage Taxes
Presenter: John Cawley (Cornell University)

15:30 – 15:45 General discussion

Session 4: Round table

The future of food market regulations and public health policies: objectives, tools, opportunities and constraints.
Chair: Fabrice Etilé (PSE-INRAE)

16:00 – 17:00

  • Marion Devaux (OECD)
  • Louis-George Soler (INRAE)
  • (Direction Générale de la Santé - tbc)
  • Fabien Delaere (Danone)


Programme and registration