Professor and Chair Community Development and Applied Economics, University of Vermont
Jane Kolodinsky is passionate about applied economics – application of the concepts of demand, consumer behavior, and marketing principles to improve consumer wellbeing.
Jane has been a professor at the University of Vermont since 1987. As Chair of the Community Development and Applied Economics Department (CDAE), she oversees a breadth of undergraduate majors and minors (community entrepreneurship; public communication; community and international development; applied design; green building and community design) and two master degree programs (community development and applied economics; public administration).
The U.S. Senate this week reached a compromise to require food manufacturers to label foods that contain genetically modified (GM) ingredients, a bill that would preempt state-level laws. The deal comes only one week...