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Are fruit and vegetable voucher policies cost-effective?

O. de Mouzon, V. Réquillart, L.-G. Soler, J. Dallongeville and L. Dauchet.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Agricultural Economics. 8954 words.

We quantify the economic and health effects of a fruit and vegetable (F&V) voucher policy designed for increasing F&V consumption among low-income consumers. The analysis combined two...

Children's Health Opportunities and Project Evaluation: Mexico's Oportunidades Program

Dirk Van de gaer, Joost Vandenbossche and José Luis Figueroa.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2014; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics. 11377 words.

We propose a methodology to evaluate social projects from the perspective of children's opportunities on the basis of the effects of these projects on the distribution of outcomes. We...

The distributional consequences of a fiscal food policy: evidence from the UK

Richard Tiffin and Matthew Salois.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

July 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Microeconomics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 8344 words.

The literature on fiscal food policies focuses on their effectiveness in altering diets and improving health, while this paper focuses on their welfare costs. A formal welfare economics...

Do the Poor Adapt to Low Income, Minimal Education and Ill-health?

Abigail Barr and David Clark.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions. 11051 words.

We add to the small set of studies that investigate adaptation to low income among the poor and extend the analysis to education and health. In accordance with previous studies, we find...

Economics of Spatial-Dynamic Processes

James E. Wilen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Environmental Economics; Agricultural Economics. 7290 words.

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An institutional and evolutionary perspective on health economics

Geoffrey M. Hodgson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Other Economic Systems; Economic Methodology; Economics of Health; Microeconomics; Welfare Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 10513 words.

Neoclassical theoretical approaches dominate modern health economics. However, the peculiarities of healthcare provision are so unusual that neoclassical theory is especially unsuited to...

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Making the ‘right’ choice based on experiments: regulatory decisions for food and health

Jutta Roosen and Stéphan Marette.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

August 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 7895 words.

This article shows how experiments revealing information about food quality and safety can contribute to regulatory debates on food and health. After detailing the motivations of regulation...

Measuring the Welfare Effects of Nutrition Information

Mario F. Teisl, Nancy E. Bockstael and Alan Levy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2001; p ublished online February 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 0 words.

Cost/benefit analysis justifies regulations altering the amount of health-related information presented to consumers. The current method of benefit analysis, the cost of avoided illness, is...

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New Estimates of the Demand for Food Safety: Discussion

Jayson L. Lusk.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 1088 words.

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Of Tastes and Values

Guido Calabresi.

in American Law and Economics Review

December 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; History of Economic Thought (to 1925); History of Economic Thought (1925 onwards); Economic Methodology; Microeconomics; Production and Organizations; Welfare Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Law and Economics; Tort Law; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Capitalist Systems; Economic Sociology. 8249 words.

This lecture was delivered by Judge Calabresi upon receiving the Ronald H. Coase Medal at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economic Association at Stanford Law School on May 18,...

Social Preferences and Environmental Quality: Evidence from School Children in Sierra Leone

Giovanna d'Adda and Ian Levely.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Economics of Health; Welfare Economics. 17169 words.

This article examines the effect of exogenous health shocks in utero and in infancy on the development of social preferences later in childhood. We use data from binary-choice dictator...

Strategic Interactions Among Private and Public Efforts When Preventing and Stamping Out a Highly Infectious Animal Disease

Tong Wang and David A. Hennessy.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare Economics; Publicly Provided Goods. 10711 words.

Upon the outbreak of a contagious animal disease, a primary motive for restoring disease-free status is often to regain access to international product markets. Efforts applied toward...

Water Nationalization and Service Quality

Fernando Borraz, Nicolás González Pampillón and Marcelo Olarreaga.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 9880 words.

The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality. The results suggest...

Well-being and competitiveness: are the two linked at a place-based level?

Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Public Economics. 6821 words.

This paper considers the link between competitiveness and a variety of measures of well-being at a place-based level. Drawing on empirical data from the UK, a strong link is generally found...

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Willingness to Pay, Death, Wealth, and Damages

Ariel Porat and Avraham Tabbach.

in American Law and Economics Review

January 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Welfare Economics; Economics of Health; Law and Economics; Tort Law. 21676 words.

When people face risk of death, they overinvest in risk reduction: first, they discount their risk-reduction costs by the probability of death; second, they consider the consumption of...

Willingness to Pay for Food Safety: Sensitivity to Duration and Severity of Illness

James K. Hammitt and Kevin Haninger.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 3254 words.

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WTP Estimates of the Societal Costs of U.S. Food-Borne Illness

Tanya Roberts.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2007; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 4074 words.

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