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000235549 245__ $$aConsumer Preferences and Demand for Packaging Material and Recyclability
000235549 260__ $$c2016
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000235549 270__ $$mdlortega@msu.edu$$pOrtega,   David
000235549 270__ $$mgarnache@msu.edu$$pGarnache,   Cloe
000235549 336__ $$aConference Paper/ Presentation
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000235549 520__ $$aAn increase in the amount of packaging consumed in the U.S. has put pressure on companies to take responsibility for the entire life-cycle of their product. This study uses discrete choice experiments to assess consumer willingness to pay (WTP) for packaging materials and recyclability of a beverage product. A between subject design was used to analyze the effectiveness of indirect questioning in addressing issues of social desirability bias as well as the effects of information on consumer behavior. Consumer WTP for packaging material was highest for plastic packaging, followed by glass, carton and aluminum.  Our empirical analysis reveals that indirect questioning results in WTP values for packaging recyclability that are 60% lower than those from direct questioning. We find that information from a video treatment had a significant and positive effect on consumer preferences and demand for packaging recyclability. Our results suggest that more scrutiny should be placed on studies that do not address social desirability bias when evaluating recycling behavior.
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000235549 650__ $$aConsumer/Household Economics
000235549 650__ $$aEnvironmental Economics and Policy
000235549 650__ $$aMarketing
000235549 650__ $$aResource /Energy Economics and Policy
000235549 6531_ $$aPackaging
000235549 6531_ $$arecycling
000235549 6531_ $$achoice experiment
000235549 6531_ $$apreference heterogeneity
000235549 700__ $$aKlaiman, Kimberly
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000235549 700__ $$aGarnache, Cloe
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