The Psychological Causes of Panic Buying Following a Health Crisis

@article{Yuen2020ThePC,
  title={The Psychological Causes of Panic Buying Following a Health Crisis},
  author={Kum Fai Yuen and Xinying Wang and Fei Ma and Kevin X Li},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health},
  year={2020},
  volume={17}
}
  • Kum Fai Yuen, Xinying Wang, +1 author Kevin X Li
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • Attributed to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, panic buying is now a frequent occurrence in many countries, leading to stockouts and supply chain disruptions. Consequently, it has received much attention from academics and the retail industry. The aim of this study is to review, identify, and synthesise the psychological causes of panic buying, which is a relatively new and unexplored area in consumer behaviour research. A systematic review of the related literature is conducted. The review… CONTINUE READING

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