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Adult financial literacy and households’ financial assets: the role of bank information policies

Margherita Fort, Francesco Manaresi and Serena Trucchi.

in Economic Policy

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics. 17404 words.

We investigate the role of bank information policies in fostering the accumulation of financial knowledge. Exploiting the exogenous variability induced by the presence of a consortium of...

Advertising Evaluation and Cross-Sectional Data Aggregation

Chanjin Chung and Harry M. Kaiser.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Marketing; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Advertising, Habit Formation, and U.S. Tobacco Product Demand

Yuqing Zheng, Chen Zhen, James Nonnemaker and Daniel Dench.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Marketing. 8658 words.

The U.S. tobacco market has experienced a shift toward noncigarette tobacco products. We examined the degree of habit formation and the role of advertising for cigarettes, little...

Affluence and Food: A Simple Way to Infer Incomes

Kenneth W. Clements and Dongling Chen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Agricultural Economics. 9337 words.

Accurate and timely measures of cross-country real incomes are still a rarity. As the share of expenditure devoted to food is readily available, we use Engel’s law in reciprocal form to...

Aggregation, Flexible Forms, and Estimation of Food Consumption Parameters: Comment

Harold Alderman, Howarth Bouis and Lawrence Haddad.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Aggregation, Flexible Forms, and Estimation of Food Consumption Parameters: Reply

Cyrus A. Ramezani, Donald Rose and Suzanne P. Murphy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

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Agrifood Grades and Standards in the Extended Mercosur: Their Role in the Changing Agrifood System

Elizabeth M. M. Q. Farina and Thomas Reardon.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Ambiguity of measured WTP for quality improvements when quantity is unconstrained: a note

Alessandro Corsi.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Agricultural Economics. 6904 words.

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This paper addresses the issue of how to estimate by contingent valuation methods the maximum price consumers are willing to pay when a new quality...

An Analysis of Consumer Food Shopping Behavior Using Supermarket Scanner Data: Differences by Income and Location

Eugene Jones.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Services; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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Analysis of Food-Away-from-Home Expenditure Patterns for U.S. Households, 1982–89

Patrick J. Byrne, Oral Capps and Atanu Saha.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1996; p ublished online August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 0 words.

The two-step decision process for food-away-from-home (FAFH) consumption is empirically estimated using a generalization of the Heien and Wessells approach. Household information gathered...

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An Analysis of the Economic Benefit Provisions of the Food Quality Protection Act

Mark Phillips and Leonard P. Gianessi.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 0 words.

In 1996, President Clinton signed into law the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA). The act reduces the historic role economic benefits play in determining whether known carcinogenic...

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Are Choice Experiments Incentive Compatible? A Test with Quality Differentiated Beef Steaks

Jayson L. Lusk and Ted C. Schroeder.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 9242 words.

This study compares hypothetical and nonhypothetical responses to choice experiment questions. We test for hypothetical bias in a choice experiment involving beef ribeye steaks with...

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Are Eco-Labels Valuable? Evidence From the Apparel Industry

Wesley Nimon and John Beghin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1999; p ublished online November 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation. 0 words.

Using apparel catalog data from the United States, we estimate hedonic price functions to identify market valuation of environmental attributes of apparel goods. We identify a significant...

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Are Food Choices Really Habitual? Integrating Habits, Variety-seeking, and Compensatory Choice in a Utility-maximizing Framework

Wiktor L. Adamowicz and Joffre D. Swait.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 11300 words.

Given the large number of food choices that consumers make each day it seems likely that they will adopt decision strategies that minimize cognitive effort. To examine this issue, we...

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Are Household Production Decisions Cooperative? Evidence on Pastoral Migration and Milk Sales from Northern Kenya

John G. McPeak and Cheryl R. Doss.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 11384 words.

Market-based development efforts frequently create opportunities to generate income from goods previously produced and consumed within the household. Production within the household is...

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Are United States Consumers Tolerant of Genetically Modified Foods?

Matthew Rousu, Wallace E. Huffman, Jason F. Shogren and Abebayehu Tegene.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 6149 words.

Controversy surrounds the introduction of genetically modified foods. One key issue relates to tolerance levels—the impurity rate tolerated before a commodity must be labeled. Currently,...

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Are Younger Cohorts Demanding Less Fresh Vegetables?

Hayden Stewart and Noel Blisard.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural Economics. 8628 words.

The demand for vegetables is expected to increase with trends in the population of the United States. For example, having a college education increases demand, and more Americans are...

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The Attractions and Perils of Flexible Mortgage Lending

Mark J. Garmaise.

in The Review of Financial Studies

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 15803 words.

A mortgage program that offered borrowers greater flexibility in the timing of repayments increased a bank's volume by over 35%. Loans in the program exhibited superior performance. Despite...

Atwater, Helen Woodard

Janet Carlisle Bogdan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 1081 words.

Atwater, Helen Woodard (29 May 1876–26 June 1947), home economist, was born in Somerville, Massachusetts, the daughter of Wilbur Olin Atwater, an agricultural and food chemistry pioneer and...

Bans vs. Fees: Disposable Carryout Bag Policies and Bag Usage

Rebecca L. Taylor and Sofia B. Villas-Boas.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Environmental Economics. 10012 words.

Using observational data on consumer carryout bag usage, we measure the effects of disposable bag policies on disposable and reusable bag demand. Our results show that plastic bag bans...