Society of Quantitative Gastronomy
"How did American food get so bad?"
Tyler COWEN, Department of Economics, (Georges Mason U.)
This is one chapter of a much longer book, tentatively titled: How Great Cities are Fed: The Epicurious Economist and his Search for the Perfect Meal. The references cited in the footnotes are available on request; right now I have collected the references only for the book as a whole.
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