Faculty

 

Name:
  • Craig Gundersen, PhD
Rank:
  • Professor
  • Soybean Industry Endowed Professor of Agricultural Strategy
Home Department:
  • Agricultural and Consumer Economics
Graduate Programs:
  • Agricultural and Consumer Economics
  • Nutritional Sciences
Education:
  • BA, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1990
  • PhD, Economics, University of California, Riverside, 1996
Address:
  • 324 Mumford Hall, 1301 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana IL 61801
E-mail:
Phone:
  • 217-333-2857
Website:
I-TOPP Related Research Interest:
  • Stress and childhood obesity
  • Food insecurity
  • Evaluation of food assistance programs, especially SNAP
Recent Publications:
  • Gundersen, C. (2015) Food Assistance Programs and Child Health. The Future of Children, 25: 91-110.
  • Gundersen, C., Engelhard, E., & Waxman, E. (2014) Map the Meal Gap: Exploring food insecurity at the local level. Applied Economics Policy and Perspectives, 36: 373-386.
  • Gundersen, C. (2013) Food insecurity is an ongoing national concern. Advances in Nutrition, 4: 36-41.
  • Gundersen, C., Kreider, B., Pepper, J., & Jolliffe, D. (2012) Identifying the effects of SNAP (food stamps) on child health outcomes when participation is endogenous and misreported. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 107: 958-975.
  • Kreider, B., Pepper, J., Gundersen C., & Jolliffe, D. (2012) Identifying the effects of SNAP (food stamps) on child health outcomes when participation is endogenous and misreported. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 107: 958-975.
  • Gundersen, C., & Garasky, S. (2012) Financial management skills are associated with food insecurity in a sample of households with children in the United States. Journal of Nutrition, 142: 1865-1870.
  • Burgstahler, R., Gundersen C., & Garasky, S. (2012) The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, financial stress, and childhood obesity. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 41: 29–42.
  • Gundersen, C., Kreider, B., & Pepper, J. (2012). The impact of the National School Lunch Program on child health: A nonparametric bounds analysis. Journal of Econometrics, 166: 79-91.
  • Kuku, O., Gundersen, C., Garasky, S. (2012). The relationship between childhood obesity and food insecurity: A nonparametric analysis. Applied Economics, 44: 2667-2777.
  • Gundersen, C., & Ribar, D., (2011). Food insecurity and insufficiency at low levels of food expenditures. Review of Income and Wealth, 57: 704-726.
  • Gundersen, C., Mahatamaya, S., Garasky, S., & Lohman, B. (2011). Linking environmental and psychosocial stressors and childhood obesity. Obesity Reviews, 12, 501: e54-e63.
  • Lazariu, V., Yu, C., & Gundersen, C. (2011). Forecasting WIC Caseloads: A Comparison of VAR and ARIMA Approaches,” Contemporary Economic Policy, 29: 46–55.