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Projects 2004 to 2009

2004 - 2009

Each Network project is listed below along with the CMD objective(s) that it supports. It should be noted that projects may support more than one objective.

Objective 1
To provide innovative conceptual models of changing consumer behaviour as a basis for future empirical and policy analysis

Objective 2
To provide quantitative and qualitative assessment of factors critical to consumer food choices, on an ongoing basis and validated through the application of a number of consumer choice modeling tools.

Objective 3
In the context of applicable social, health and environmental policy objectives, to provide recommendations on optimal regulatory or incentive mechanisms, based on conceptual and empirical research findings.

PROJECTS FROM 2004 to 2009

Project #

Objective

Project Title

Researchers

1

2

3

500

 

The Linkages between Canadian Agricultural Policy and Demand for Food Products: Cases Meat and Fats and Oils

Ellen Goddard

501

 

Determinants of consumer intentions to purchase specific types of functional foods rich in omega-3 or lycopene

Gale West

502

 

Investigating Canadian Consumers’ Ratings of Concern for Issues of Food and Environmental Safety Associated with Agriculture: Initial Analysis

Michele Veeman

503

 

Assessing the consumer acceptance and market potential of alternative meats

Bodo Steiner

504

 

 

Economic and Sensory Assessments of Taste and Credence Attributes of Canadian Organic Wheat Breads

Peter Boxall

505

 

 

Estimating the Distribution of the Body Mass Index

John Cranfield

506

 

Investigating Changes in Canadian Consumers' Food Safety Concerns, 2003 and 2005

Michele Veeman

507

 

 

Inverse Demand Systems and the Unit Value Problem: An approach to understanding consumer heterogeneity

Timothy Beatty

508

 

The Value of 'Local' - Consumer Demand for Locally-Produced' Food Products in Canada

Spencer Henson

509

 

The Meaning of 'Organic' - Unravelling Consumer Perceptions of Organic Methods of Production

Spencer Henson

510

 

Strategic Planning - Niche Marketing in the Agricultural Industry

Ronald Cuthbert

511

 

Consumer Welfare, Firm Behavior and Supply Management Policies in the Chicken Industry

Tomas Nilsson

512

 

 

Neglected Products in Food Demand Analysis in Canada: The Case of Sweeteners

Getu Hailu

513

 

 

The Transmission of Price Trends from Consumers to Producers

Gale West

514

 

Fat Taxes and Health Outcomes: An Investigation of the Effects of Food Price Interventions on Canadian Health and Wellness

Sean Cash

515

 

Modelling Functional Food Choice and Health Care Impacts: A Conceptual Analysis

Jill Hobbs

517

 

Latent Consideration Sets in Egg Demand

Vic Adamowicz

518

 

 

An Application of a Formal Risk Ranking Model in Determining Priorities for Food Safety Policy

Cindy Jardine

519

 

 

Modelling Consumer Choices for Health Traits in Functional Food Under Different Information Environments

Jill Hobbs

520

A Spatial Model of Demand and Competition in the Canadian Fast Food Industry

Timothy Richards

521

 

Canadian Consumer Attitudes and Purchasing Behaviours of Omega-3 Products

Yanning Peng

522

 

An experimental investigation of the impact of fat taxes: Price effects, food stigma, and information effects on economic instruments to improve dietary health

Sean Cash

523

 

 

Canadian consumers’ assessments of potential risks and benefits of plant molecular farming and potential food industry implications

Michele Veeman

524

 

 

Willingness to pay for functional foods: An experimental approach

Maurice Doyon

525

 

 

Convenience – the root of all evil?

Andreas Boecker

526

 

 

Consumer reaction to health messages about fish consumption

Leigh Maynard

527

 

 

Demand for value-added meat products by individual households

Tomas Nilsson

528

 

 

A hedonic model of beef product prices: Implications for willingness-to-pay for quality and convenience

John Cranfield

529

 

 

Modeling and segmenting consumer preference for differentiated chicken meat

Getu Hailu

530

 

An investigation of the marketing of dairy fat by the Canadian Dairy Industry

Stephen Clark

531

 

 

The role of quality verification in the Canadian agri-food sector

Jill Hobbs

532

 

Applied Analysis of Consumer Behaviour in Restaurants

Leigh Maynard