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Pourya Valizadeh

Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2018–2021

While at GFRP and CPC, Dr. Valizadeh researched the effectiveness of national and targeted price-based policy interventions in improving food purchase patterns and the nutrition of US households. He also conducted evaluations of the major US food and nutrition assistance programs (e.g., SNAP, WIC, and school meal programs).

Faculty Preceptors: David K. GuilkeyShu Wen Ng

Dr. Valizadeh is now a Research Assistant Professor at Texas A&M.


Valizadeh P, Ng SW. Would A National Sugar‐Sweetened Beverage Tax in the United States Be Well Targeted? American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 2021 May;103(3):961-86. view full text

Valizadeh P, Popkin BM, Ng SWDistributional Changes in U.S. Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Purchases, 2002-2014. Am J Prev Med. 2020 Aug 1;59(2):260-9. view full text

Caro JC, Valizadeh P, Correa A, Silva A, Ng SWCombined fiscal policies to promote healthier diets: Effects on purchases and consumer welfare. PLOS One. 2020 Jan 15;15(1):e0226731. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226731. eCollection 2020. view full text