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Regulating Market Language: Market Failure in Descriptive Signals

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  • Andrew Stivers

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Consumer Policy.

    Volume (Year): 32 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 23-41

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jcopol:v:32:y:2009:i:1:p:23-41

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    Keywords: Information; Language; Framing; Differentiation;

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    1. Smith, Trenton G. & Chouinard, Hayley H. & Wandschneider, Philip R., 2011. "Waiting for the invisible hand: Novel products and the role of information in the modern market for food," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 239-249, April.
    2. Trenton G. Smith & Attila Tasnadi, 2013. "The Economics of Information, Deep Capture, and the Obesity Debate," Working Papers 1315, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Nov 2013.

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