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Some Economic Implications Of Public Labeling

  • Crespi, John M.
  • Marette, Stephan

This article discusses economic issues related to public labeling. The main contributions in both the empirical and theoretical literatures are presented in order to motivate responses to the questions, when should a regulator promote public labeling, and what are the limits to and the possible market distortions from public labeling? Although the issues are complicated, there is already much economic guidance that can be given to inform the policy debate over food labeling.

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Volume (Year): 34 (2003)
Issue (Month): 03 (November)
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