Take off the heater: Utility effect and food environment effect in food consumption decisions

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Lombardini-Riipinen, Chiara; Lankoski, Leena;
  • Subject: behavioural economics, bounded rationality, bounded self-control, cognitive biases, food choice, food consumption, food environment, food intake, health, identity, social norms, visceral factors, Agricultural and Food Policy, Consumer/Household Economics, Demand and Price Analysis, Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety, Food Security and Poverty, Health Economics and Policy, D03, D11, I18, Z13,

In this paper, we describe individual food consumption decisions as driven by a utility effect and a food environment effect. To outline the utility effect, we first develop a new theoretical model of individual food consumption. Next, we introduce the food environment ... View more
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