Would consumers value food-away-from-home products with nutritional labels? (Journal article)

Drichoutis, A. C./ Lazaridis, P./ Nayga, R. M.


The authors examine consumers' valuation for food-away-from-home products with and without nutritional labels using experimental auctions They presented subjects with three different nutritional Information schemes. a European Union type label, a United States type label. and a traffic-light colored information label Furthermore, they examined the role of reference prices (i.e.- the real market prices of the products) within the context of experimental auctions Using well-known products. our results Indicate that subjects bid more for the products with nutritional labels. However. among products with nutritional Information. subjects' willingness to pay values differ depending oil the type of nutritional label on the product In addition, the authors find evidence that inclusion of reference prices leads to higher birds [JEL classifications: D12, C23] (C) Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Institution and School/Department of submitter: Πανεπιστήμιο Ιωαννίνων. Σχολή Οικονομικών και Κοινωνικών Επιστημών. Τμήμα Οικονομικών Επιστημών
Keywords: willingness-to-pay,price list formats,experimental auctions,hypothetical surveys,information,elicitation,behavior,quality,markets,safety
URI: http://olympias.lib.uoi.gr/jspui/handle/123456789/11151
ISSN: 0742-4477
Link: <Go to ISI>://000271139200007
Publisher: Wiley
Appears in Collections:Άρθρα σε επιστημονικά περιοδικά ( Ανοικτά)

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