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Cover for Estimates of willingness to pay a premium for non-GM foods: a survey.

The objectives of this chapter are: to determine what factors influence consumers' risk perceptions towards genetically modified (GM) foods; to determine the profile for the individual who is likely to pay a premium for certified non-GM foods; and to estimate the demand for non-GM foods. Data...

Author(s)
Mendenhall, C. A.; Evenson, R. E.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Restricted monopoly R&D pricing: uncertainty, irreversibility and non-market effects.

This chapter extends the model for transgenic innovation pricing by Weaver and Kim (Incentives for R&D to develop GMO seeds: restricted monopoly, nonmarket effects, and regulation. Presented at the 6th International Conference of ICABR, Ravello, 2002) by considering ex-ante uncertainty and...

Author(s)
Weaver, R. D.; Wesseler, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Comparing consumer responses towards GM foods in Japan and Norway.

This paper reports a willingness-to-pay study comparing consumer responses towards genetically modified (GM) foods by consumers in Japan and Norway. This study was based on 400 personal interviews in both Japan and Norway. Contingent valuation questions were included in the survey. The food...

Author(s)
McCluskey, J. J.; Grimsrud, K. M.; Wahl, T. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Willingness to pay for GM foods: results from a public survey in the USA.

This paper analyses an Ohio (USA) survey on the consumer acceptance of GM foods and conducts a contingent valuation of the willingness to pay for 3 selected products with and without GMO ingredients, i.e., vegetable oil, salmon and cornflake breakfast cereal. It was found that consumers were...

Author(s)
Chen, H. Y.; Chern, W. S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A comparison of consumer attitudes towards GM food in Italy and the USA.

This USA-Italy comparison indicated that half of the US consumers but only 25% of the Italian consumers were familiar with GM foods. Italian consumers are less likely to read nutrition labels. Most US consumers are willing to buy GM foods, while only 43% of Italian consumers are willing to buy GM...

Author(s)
Wolf, M. M.; Bertolini, P.; Parker-Garcia, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measuring the value of GM traits: the theory and practice of willingness-to-pay analysis.

This paper reviews and assesses six theoretical approaches used to measure the willingness of a consumer to pay for the perceived benefits of a GM good.

Author(s)
Olubobokun, S.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Willingness to pay for GM food labelling in New Zealand.

This paper examines the effect of the Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) labelling requirements on consumer choice. The ANZFA rules require that food sold in supermarkets be labelled as containing GM ingredients if the food does contain GM ingredients. A significant support for the...

Author(s)
Kaye-Blake, W.; Bicknell, K.; Lamb, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contingent valuation of breakfast cereals made of non-biotech ingredients.

This paper reports a willingness-to-pay study for non-GM breakfast cereal in the USA and the UK. The statistical analysis indicated that US consumers were willing to pay a (mean) premium of 9.5% for non-GM breakfast foods. The UK consumers were willing to pay an 18% premium.

Author(s)
Moon, W.; Balasubramanian, S. K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer acceptance and labelling of GMOs in food products: a study of fluid milk demand.

This paper analyses the impact of voluntary labelling (i.e. of non-GMO or recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH)-free labelling) on fluid milk consumption in the USA. The econometric results obtained indicate that voluntary labelling does affect the composition of milk consumption in important...

Author(s)
Kiesel, K.; Buschena, D.; Smith, V.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A comparative analysis of consumer acceptance of GM foods in Norway and the USA.

This paper reports the results of a comparative willingness-to-pay study in Norway and the USA. The commodities studied were GM soyabean oil, GM-fed salmon and GM salmon. Based on telephone interviews, this study found substantial willingness to pay to avoid GM alternatives. In Norway, 80% of...

Author(s)
Chern, W. S.; Rickertsen, K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997476)
Type
Book chapter

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