The Cost of Comfort: Affective Packages in Consumer Decisions
AbstractA consumer has to make a consumption decision. She is modeled as making a binary decision regarding a suggested change to her status quo. An affective package refers to the totality of affective responses that the consumer is expected to have to the various aspects of this decision. It is proposed that consumers evaluate decisions based on these affective packages. Importantly, a package generates a link between goals and means, and some of the affect related to the decision is about this linkage.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Tel Aviv in its series Papers with number 2001-16.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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Postal: Israel TEL-AVIV UNIVERSITY, THE FOERDER INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH, RAMAT AVIV 69 978 TEL AVIV ISRAEL.
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CONSUMERS ; CONSUMPTION ; DECISION MAKING;
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