Erin Love

Erin Love



MS, Agricultural Economics, Colorado State University
BA, Environmental Science, Colby College

Erin Love is an economist at RTI who has worked on a variety of projects such as the U.S. trade impacts model, consumer perceptions of “Product of USA” meat label, impacts of taxes and warning labels on parents’ purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages, the economic impact of a carbon farming app marketed to agricultural producers, and retail-level loss factors for the loss-adjusted food availability series. She is experienced in supply chain mapping and margining, agent-based modeling, true-cost accounting, survey design, program evaluation, time-series econometrics, optimization modeling, economic impact analysis, and hedonic price analysis.

Before joining RTI, Ms. Love was a member of an interdisciplinary research team at Colorado State University, where she helped design and build an agent-based model of the Colorado food system. She also served as an evaluator for Colorado’s Double Up Food Bucks program and director for a suite of Child and Adult Care Food Program sites. She is a member of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and the Food Distribution Research Society.

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