Sjoukje A. Osinga

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Effective support for policy makers depends on the ability to model the micro level, in terms of adaptive individual decision making process given subjective social norms, individual preferences, and interpretation of policies. But also requires the specification of macro level changes such as institutions and emerging norms and values. In this paper, we(More)
Dutch society is changing, and so is its attitude towards animal welfare. Meat retailers respond by laying down minimum-quality criteria for farmers who wish to supply to supermarkets—forcing them to either aim for higher quality or lose their market. Policy-wise this is a top-down measure that leads to a redistribution of markets. From farmer perspective,(More)
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