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Do Consumers Really Refuse to Buy Genetically Modified Food?
We elicit willingness-to-pay information for similar food products that differ only in their content of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Participants in the experiment are a demographically… Expand
Revealing consumers' willingness-to-pay: A comparison of the BDM mechanism and the Vickrey auction
Abstract We compare the capability of the Becker–DeGroot–Marschak (BDM) mechanism and the Vickrey auction to reveal willingness-to-pay information for a sample of French consumers. We measure the… Expand
Price Bubbles in Laboratory Asset Markets with Constant Fundamental Values
We construct asset markets that are similar to those studied by Smith, Suchanek and Williams (Econometrica. 56, 1119–1151) in which bubbles and crashes tended to occur. The main difference between… Expand
Food price policies improve diet quality while increasing socioeconomic inequalities in nutrition
- N. Darmon, A. Lacroix, L. Muller, B. Ruffieux
- Economics, Medicine
- International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and…
- 20 May 2014
BackgroundPrices are an important determinant of food choices. Consequently, food price policies (subsidies and/or taxes) are proposed to improve the nutritional quality of diets. The aim of the… Expand
A comparison of hedonic rating and demand revealing auctions
We compare the inferences about consumer preferences that result from two different measurement techniques, a simplified hedonic rating system and a demand-revealing auction, for three separate… Expand
Distributional Impacts of Fat Taxes and Thin Subsidies
We conducted an experiment to study the fiscal impacts of unhealthy food taxes and healthy food subsidies on very low and medium income women in France. The policies tend to be regressive and favour… Expand
Le nouveau citoyen consommateur : que peut-on en attendre en termes d'efficacité économique ?
- B. Ruffieux
- Political Science
Pour les economistes, les comportements optimaux sur les marches concurrentiels sont a la fois egoistes et honnetes. L'economie experimentale montre que les hommes ont un certain degre d'altruisme et… Expand
Improving the effectiveness of nutritional information policies: assessment of unconscious pleasure mechanisms involved in food-choice decisions.
The rise in obesity in many countries has led to the emergence of nutritional information policies that aim to change people's diets. Changing an individual's diet is an ambitious goal, since… Expand
Do consumers not care about biotech foods or do they just not read the labels
This 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… Expand
Modification des achats alimentaires en réponse à cinq logos nutritionnels
Resume Dans un magasin alimentaire experimental controle et reproductible de 290 produits, nous etudions les achats de 691 participants afin d’observer les reactions a cinq systemes d’etiquetage… Expand