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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...

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Thinking Ahead: The Decision Problem

Patrick Bolton and Antoine Faure-Grimaud.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 14630 words.

We propose a model of costly decision making based on time-costs of deliberating current and future decisions. We model an individual decision-maker's thinking process as a...

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Smart Money? The Effect of Education on Financial Outcomes

Shawn Cole, Anna Paulson and Gauri Kartini Shastry.

in The Review of Financial Studies

July 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Economics. 14708 words.

Household financial decisions are important for household welfare, economic growth, and financial stability. Yet our understanding of the determinants of financial decision making is...

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Market Incentives for Safe Foods: An Examination of Shareholder Losses from Meat and Poultry Recalls

Michael R. Thomsen and Andrew M. McKenzie.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

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

Meat and poultry recalls, while voluntary, are carried out under governmental oversight. If firms have financial incentives to avoid being implicated in a recall situation, governmental...

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The discourse of bounded rationality in academic and policy arenas: pathologising the errant consumer

Judith Mehta.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Microeconomics; Economic Methodology. 10982 words.

This article draws on perspectives in philosophy and the sociology of knowledge to critically review the discourse of bounded rationality within contemporary economics. It is argued that...

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A Canonical Model of Choice with Initial Endowments

Yusufcan Masatlioglu and Efe A. Ok.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 17919 words.

We use the revealed preference method to derive a model of individual decision making when the endowment of an agent provides a reference point that may influence her choices. This model...

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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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Household Food Expenditures, Parental Time Allocation, and Childhood Overweight: An Integrated Two-Stage Collective Model with an Empirical Application and Test

Wen You and George C. Davis.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Agricultural Economics. 7230 words.

This article develops a two-stage collective household production model for household food expenditures, parental time allocation, and childhood overweight. The model fills four gaps in the...

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Social- and self-image concerns in fair-trade consumption

Sabrina Teyssier, Fabrice Etilé and Pierre Combris.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

September 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Design of Experiments; Microeconomics. 11394 words.

Social interactions may alter the purchase of fair-trade food products by triggering social- or self-image concerns. We identify these concerns by eliciting the willingness-to-pay (WTP)...

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Time Discounting and Credit Market Access in a Large-Scale Cash Transfer Programme

Sudhanshu Handa, Bruno Martorano, Carolyn T. Halpern, Audrey Pettifor and Harsha Thirumurthy.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 7758 words.

Time discounting is thought to influence decision-making in almost every sphere of life, including personal finances, diet, exercise and sexual behaviour. In this article, we provide...

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The influence of attribute cutoffs on consumers' choices of a functional food

Yulian Ding, Michele M. Veeman and Wiktor L. Adamowicz.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Design of Experiments; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9072 words.

Non-compensatory preferences are investigated by incorporating attribute cutoffs into models of consumer choices for food with health-related attributes (omega-3 content) that may be...

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Two studies of women's retirement incomes in Australia: assessing some outcomes of pluralism in economic research

Therese Jefferson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2007; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Methodology. 6412 words.

To illustrate the potential use of plural research methods, two studies of Australian women's retirement incomes are examined. The first study employed quantitative microsimulation...

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Family Networks and Income Hiding: Evidence from Lab-in-the-Field Experiments in Rural Liberia

Gonne Beekman, Marcel Gatto and Eleonora Nillesen.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Demographic Economics; Design of Experiments; Economic Development. 7530 words.

This study investigates the relationship between family network density and income hiding in rural Liberia. We link people's behaviour in a modified lottery experiment and a time preference...

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Recovering Individual Preferences for Non-Market Goods: A Collective Travel-Cost Model

Martina Menon, Federico Perali and Marcella Veronesi.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Publicly Provided Goods; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Environmental Economics. 9967 words.

Traditional recreation demand models do not make a distinction between a household and an individual as the reference decision-making unit, thus assuming that a family maximizes a single...

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Information Cost and Consumer Choices of Healthy Foods

Chen Zhu, Rigoberto A. Lopez and Xiaoou Liu.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Manufacturing; Marketing. 7316 words.

This article examines whether or not a reduction in consumer search cost for nutritional information increases the probability that heterogeneous consumers will choose healthier food...

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STICKY REBATES: LOYALTY REBATES IMPEDE RATIONAL SWITCHING OF CONSUMERS

Alexander Morell, Andreas Glöckner and Emanuel V. Towfigh.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Microeconomics. 12510 words.

Competition policy often relies on the assumption of a rational consumer, although other models may better account for people's decision-making behavior. In three experiments, we...

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Financial strain in the United Kingdom

Declan French.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2018; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty. 8151 words.

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UK households have been exposed to economic recession followed by a government programme of austerity, putting many under severe financial strain....

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