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EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF THE FRESH TREE FRUIT MARKET
This dissertation is composed of three studies. First, fresh tree fruit demand at the farm gate is modeled to estimate price elasticities and export elasticities. Second, fresh fruit demand is estimated for the consumer ...
Importing, Uncertainty, and the Costs of Trade
Costs of international trade are increasingly modeled as fixed costs paid by individual firms. In a dynamic setting, these fixed costs may take two different forms: costs of starting to trade and costs of continuing to ...
Behavioral Economics of Retail Food Markets: Discounts, Coupons and Healthier Menus
The purpose of this dissertation is to study the effect of different marketing strategies on changing consumers' behavior from the perspective of behavioral economics. The dissertation is composed of three related studies. ...
The Economics of Information with Applications in Advertising and Philanthropic Organizations
Information is a valuable commodity in the market place. Consumers gather information for products, producers supply information about product prices, quality, characteristics, etc., investors collect information on firms, ...
Preferences for Wine and Food Consumption in China
The overall purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the Chinese consumers' preferences for wine products, how these preferences drive their purchasing habits and behavior, and the food consumption patterns in Chinese ...