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Meet the Dutch downshifters: How people adjust consumption expenditures, experience downsizing and contribute to sustainability

  title={Meet the Dutch downshifters: How people adjust consumption expenditures, experience downsizing and contribute to sustainability},
  author={Jeanine Schreurs and Pim Martens and Gerjo Kok},
  journal={International Journal of Home Economics},
The paper presents results of an extensive quantitative and qualitative socio-economic study of Dutch voluntary and involuntary downshifters. The paper presents changes in consumption with results of the study of the Dutch downshifters. After a description of the profile of the Dutch downshifters and their foreign counterparts, the paper elaborates on the changes in consumption practices. Further, the negative and positive experiences with living with less money are presented. The paper… Expand
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