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Take all You Want, but Eat all You Take: Effectiveness of a Financial Incentive on Individual Food Waste


  • Jovanovic, Nina
  • Katare, Bhagyashree
  • Wetzstein, Michael E.


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  • Jovanovic, Nina & Katare, Bhagyashree & Wetzstein, Michael E., 2018. "Take all You Want, but Eat all You Take: Effectiveness of a Financial Incentive on Individual Food Waste," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274133, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea18:274133
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.274133

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    Behavioral & Institutional Economics; Food and Agricultural Policy Analysis; Food Safety and Nutrition;
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