Discussion: The Economics of Animal Welfare

This discussion highlights some of the strengths and weaknesses of the literature on animal welfare. Most pointedly, the literature on the economics of animal welfare is quite scant. As exemplified by these papers, however, there is a growing body of literature, especially those related to added costs of production and consumer demand for animal welfare attributes.


Issue Date:
2010-08
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/92579
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/92579
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 42, Number 3
Page range:
453-455
Total Pages:
3
JEL Codes:
Q13; Q16; Q18




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