Hutchinson, Professor George

Keywords: economics of food choices and physical activity; individual time and risk preference; incentives and health behaviour; health valuation economics and application of economic experiments

George is director of the Gibson Institute for Land Food and Environment funded by the Gibson Trust and based in the School of Biological Sciences in Queens University.  He is Professor of Rural and Environmental Economics, an IPCC (International Panel for Climate Change) Contributing Author and member of the steering Group of the Institute of Global Food Security in Queens. His research includes the application of both valuation economics and economic experiments to food choices, physical activity and issues of individual time and risk preferences and health behaviours.