Analysis of Consumer Preferences and Willingness-To-Pay for Organic Food Products in Germany
AbstractThis study employs a choice experiment approach to investigate consumers’ preferences and WTP for organic food products. We use mixed logit models to examine preference heterogeneity. The results revealed significant heterogeneity in preferences for organic apples, milk, and beef product attributes among consumers. The willingness-to-pay (WTP) results obtained from mixed logit indicate gender-specific differences for the examined products of this study. Female respondents have a higher WTP for apple attributes, while higher WTP values for milk and beef attributes are observed for male respondents.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) in its series 53rd Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, September 25-27, 2013 with number 156100.
Date of creation: 2013
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Organic farming; choice experiment; preference heterogeneity; mixed logit; Consumer/Household Economics; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety;
Other versions of this item:
- Illichmann, Rebecca & Abdulai, Awudu, 2013. "Analysis of Consumer Preferences and Willingness-to-Pay for Organic Food Products in Germany," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150980, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
- C25 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGR-2013-09-28 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2013-09-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-DCM-2013-09-28 (Discrete Choice Models)
- NEP-MKT-2013-09-28 (Marketing)
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