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Food Product Recalls: Trends and Demand Impacts
Food product recalls, the removal of risky food products from the marketplace, can impose significant burdens for consumers, producers, and regulators. The purpose of this dissertation is to offer an in-depth investigation ...
DEMAND FOR SAFER FOOD IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
According to the WHO, in less developed countries approximately 2.2 million people—most of whom are children—die annually of food and waterborne diseases. In these economies, information on the safety attributes of food ...
ESSAYS ON QUALITY CERTIFICATION IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL MARKETS
This dissertation features three essays exploring the market impacts of two types of quality certification---a voluntary non-GMO label and a mandatory food safety standard. In the first essay, I use a hedonic framework to ...