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Essays on behavioral economics: Nudges, food consumption and procedural fairness


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Title: Essays on behavioral economics: Nudges, food consumption and procedural fairness
Authors: Kurz, Verena
E-mail: verena.kurz@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 22-Sep-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Parts of work: I. Kurz, Verena. Nudging to reduce meat consumption: Immediate and persistent effects of an intervention at a university restaurant.

II. Gravert, Christina and Kurz, Verena. Nudging à la carte: A field experiment on food choice.

III. Kurz, Verena, Orland, Andreas, Posadzy, Kinga, 2017. Fairness versus efficiency: how procedural fairness concerns affect coordination. Exp Econ 1–26. doi:10.1007/s10683-017-9540-5
Date of Defence: 2017-10-13
Disputation: Fredagen den 13 oktober 2017, kl. 10.15, Sal C22, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies
233
Keywords: Nudging
Field experiment
Meat consumption
Climate change mitigation
Decision heuristics
Food choice
Procedural fairness
Experiment
Coordination
Correlated equilibrium
Recommendations
Volunteer's dilemma
Abstract: Decreasing meat consumption holds significant potential for the reduction of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions and the mitigation of climate change. Fostering behavioral change to reduce climate emissions related to food consumption is challenging and requires new strategies based on an understanding of human decision-making. The first two chapters of this thesis are devoted to studying the potential of nudging interventions to reduce meat consumption in different contexts. The third chapt... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-23-2 (Printed)
978-91-88199-24-9 (PDF)
ISSN: 1651-4289 (Printed)
1651-4297 (Online)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/53379
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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