Do consumers not care about biotech foods or do they just not read the labels?
AbstractThis paper uses experimental econoic methods to present evidence that the absence of a negative effect on demand in reaction to products containing GMO's is in large measure due to the fact that customers do not notice the labelling.
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Date of creation: 2002
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Publication status: Published in Economics letters (2002) v.75, p.47-53
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- Noussair, Charles & Robin, Stephane & Ruffieux, Bernard, 2002. "Do consumers not care about biotech foods or do they just not read the labels?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 75(1), pages 47-53, March.
- Noussair, C. & Robin, S. & Ruffieux, B., 2001. "Do Consumers Not Care about Biotech Foods or Do They Just Not Read the Labels?," Purdue University Economics Working Papers 1142, Purdue University, Department of Economics.
- L66 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Food; Beverages; Cosmetics; Tobacco
- C90 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - General
- D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory
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