Environment, Information and Consumer Behaviour

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Signe Krarup, Clifford S. Russell
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2005 - Business & Economics - 299 pages
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Over the past decade there has been growing interest in the role of information in the promotion of environmentally friendly behaviour. This book examines how and why the provision of such information can affect individual decisions concerning buying or c
 

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Contents

an introduction
1
Information and Consumer Behaviour
31
a dualprocess model
33
which role for information?
51
4 Evaluating the factors that impact the effectiveness of ecolabelling programmes
65
Environmental Labelling
91
is public involvement necessary?
93
6 Public information provision as a tool of environmental policy
111
8 Information provision consumer perceptions and values the case of organic foods
161
9 Demand for lowfat dairy products demand for healthiness or taste?
179
the case of organic salmon
197
Information and Valuation
217
a contingent valuation study of S Erasmo in the lagoon of Venice
219
12 New approaches to valuing environmental benefits using contingent valuation
249
an illustration of the joint characteristic model to a CV exercise
263
Index
289

7 The use of certification and ecolabelling as a marketbased policy instrument for biodiversity management
141
Food Labelling
159

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