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000235609 245__ $$aExamining Household Food Waste Decisions: A Vignette Approach
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000235609 270__ $$mbrennae@illinois.edu$$pEllison,   Brenna
000235609 270__ $$mjayson.lusk@okstate.edu$$pLusk,   Jayson L.
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000235609 336__ $$aConference Paper/ Presentation
000235609 520__ $$aAlthough food waste is increasingly recognized as an environmental and food security problem, there remains uncertainty over its primary contributors. Analyses of food waste often fail to treat the problem as an economic phenomenon, where consumers’ utility maximizing decisions result in discarded food. This paper presents a conceptual model of household food waste, showing that decisions to discard food depend on food prices and wage and non-wage income. The results of two empirical studies are presented, where we study consumers’ decisions to discard food in different scenarios that vary safety, price, and opportunity costs. We find that food waste is a function of consumers’ demographic characteristics, and that decisions to discard food vary with economic incentives.
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000235609 650__ $$aAgricultural and Food Policy
000235609 650__ $$aConsumer/Household Economics
000235609 650__ $$aFood Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety
000235609 650__ $$aInstitutional and Behavioral Economics
000235609 6531_ $$afood waste
000235609 6531_ $$avignette methodology
000235609 6531_ $$ahousehold production model
000235609 700__ $$aEllison, Brenna
000235609 700__ $$aLusk, Jayson L.
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