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Projects 2009 - 2013

Each Network project is listed below along with the CMD objective(s) that it supports. It should be noted that projects may support more than one objective.

Objective 1
To provide innovative conceptual models of changing consumer behaviour as a basis for future empirical and policy analysis

Objective 2
To provide quantitative and qualitative assessment of factors critical to consumer food choices, on an ongoing basis and validated through the application of a number of consumer choice modeling tools.

Objective 3
In the context of applicable social, health and environmental policy objectives, to provide recommendations on optimal regulatory or incentive mechanisms, based on conceptual and empirical research findings.

PROJECTS FROM 2009 to 2013

Project #

Objective

Project Title

Researchers

1

2

3

533

 

Teens, Food Choice and Health: How Health Promotion Messages Can Be Framed to Influence Food Consumption Decisions of Teenagers

Kelleen Wiseman

534

Canadian Demand for Fluid Milk: An Almost Ideal Demand System

Jing Zhang

535

 

Survey Data Collection on Consumer Meat Preferences: Adding a US Sample to Canadian and Japanese Data

Leigh Maynard

536

 

 

A Look Behind the Curtain of Best Practice Value Chain Development: The Example of Meat Standards Australia

Sven Anders

537

 

Teens, Food Choice and Health: How health promotion messages can be framed to influence food consumption decisions of teenagers in order to encourage better health behavior Part 1

Kelleen Wiseman

538

 

The Consumption and Distributional Effects of Nutrient-Based Tax and Subsidy Schemes

Tirtha Dhar

539

 

 

Social perceptions and acceptability of biopesticide use in agriculture:  Qualitative focus groups with Quebec citizens and agricultural producers

Gale West

540

 

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Traceability in the Ontario Livestock Sector

Jared Carlberg

541

 

 

Canadian consumers’ food risk perceptions: the case of credence attributes in beef burgers

Bodo Steiner

542

 

Identify market segments in the demand for specialty eggs using consumer attitudinal data: A latent class model versus a clustering approach

Jing Zhang

543

 

 

Consumer preferences, retailer profits, and the demand for genetically modified foods

Henry An

544

 

 

Investigating Changes in Canadian Consumers’ Food Safety Concerns, 2003, 2005 and 2009

Michele Veeman

545

 

Niche Marketing in Agriculture

Ron Cuthbert

546

 

 

Business cycle, consumer sentiment and food consumption behavior away from home

Tirtha Dhar

548

 

Consumers’ food choice regarding environmentally sustainable attributes: Comparing Canadian and German perception, attitudes, values, preferences and willingness to pay for carbon and water footprints

Carola Grebitus

549

 

 

The Impact of Animal Welfare Regulations on Consumer Demand and Welfare

Timothy Richards

550

 

 

Advertising of fruits and vegetables: Understanding the effects of commodity-specific and broad-based promotion programs using experimental economics

Brad Rickard

551

 

Overall Nutritional Quality Index as the basis for public policy

Stephen Clark

552

 

 

Willingness-to-Pay for Value-Added Canadian Beef Among US Consumers

Leigh Maynard

553

 

 

The Chicken Wears No Skin: Ordering Effects in Elicitation of Willingness to Pay for Multiple Credence Attributes in Ethical and Novel Food Products

John Cranfield

554

 

 

Exploring consumer trust in food safety and food quality attributes: The role of public standards, private standards and brand reputation

Jill Hobbs