Consumer Preferences for Fair Trade Foods: Implications for Trade Policy
AbstractPolicymakers are considering including stricter standards in international trade agreements. Using auctions to assess preferences, we find that the median consumer places no premium on fair trade foods produced under more stringent labor and environmental standards. This indicates that current trade policies may be preferable to U.S. consumers.
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Volume (Year): 23 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; International Relations/Trade; Q18; Q51 Effects;
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- Matthew Rousu & Jay Corrigan, 2008. "Consumer preferences for fair trade foods: Implications for trade policy," Framed Field Experiments 00193, The Field Experiments Website.
- Matthew C. Rousu & Jay R. Corrigan, 2008. "Consumer Preferences for Fair Trade Foods: Implications for Trade Policy," Working Papers 0803, Kenyon College, Department of Economics.
- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Auctions
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- Jay Corrigan & Matthew Rousu, 2008.
"Testing whether field auction experiments are demand revealing in practice,"
Framed Field Experiments
00161, The Field Experiments Website.
- Corrigan, Jay R. & Rousu, Matthew C., 2008. "Testing Whether Field Auction Experiments Are Demand Revealing in Practice," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 33(2), August.
- Jay R. Corrigan & Matthew C. Rousu, 2008. "Testing Whether Field Auction Experiments are Demand Revealing in Practice," Working Papers 0804, Kenyon College, Department of Economics.
- Corrigan, Jay R. & Rousu, Matthew C., 2011. "Do Practice Rounds Bias Experimental Auction Results?," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 103707, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
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