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Consumer Demand for Food Variety  

Christoph R. Weiss

This article briefly reviews the different theoretical approaches that are put forward to relate a preference for variety to an individual's purchasing and consumption behavior. This ... More

Demand for Meat Quality Attributes  

Ted C. Schroeder and Glynn T. Tonsor

Consumer demand for meat is constantly changing and agricultural economists have been prolifically researching this change. The purpose of this article is to give an overview of demand for ... More

The Ethics and Economics of Ecological Justice  

David Schmidtz

If we are to emerge from the process of growing up with an adult conception of justice, it will be a conception of our place and of our due, alongside a conception of what other people are ... More

Food Away From Home  

Hayden Stewart

This article focuses on food away from home in the United States, changes in this market over time, and how these changes raise questions for policymakers and others concerned about both ... More

Habit Formation in Food Consumption  

Sven - Olov Daunfeldt, Jonas Nordström, and Linda Thunström

This article summarizes the empirical literature on habit formation in food consumption in order to analyze the hypothesis that food consumption is habit forming. It reviews the main ... More

Household Production Theory and Models  

Wallace E. Huffman

This article presents a brief review of empirical studies of food demand, especially linkages to household production theory and models. It discusses several types of microeconomic models ... More

Increasing and More Volatile Food Prices and the Consumer  

Joachim Von Braun

This article focuses on the relationship between consumers and food prices and addresses two main issues: increases in food price levels and volatility caused by changes in consumption ... More