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Determinants of Beef and Pork Brand Equity
A set of consumer-level characteristic demand models were estimated to determine the level of brand equity for pork and beef meat cuts. Results indicate that brand premiums and discounts vary by private, national, and store ...
Strategic Choice of Channel Structure in an Oligopoly
(Department of Economics, 2011)
interaction when the downstream firm conveys internal strife (decentralization) to an upstream external supplier. This paper extends the single firm centralization-decentralization choice model of Arya and Mittendorf (2007) to a strategic choice model in which...
Does the World Need U.S. Farmers Even if Americans Don't?
We consider the implications of trends in the number of U.S. farmers and food imports on the question of what role U.S. farmers have in an increasingly global agrifood system. Our discussion stems from the argument some ...
The Role of Temporary Help Employment in Low-wage Worker Advancement
(Department of Economics, 2007)
claimants and individuals seeking assistant in obtaining employment. We undertake our analyses for two periods: the late 1990s, a time of very strong economic growth, and shortly after 2000, a time of relative stagnation. Our results suggest that temporary...
Welfare and Work in the 1990s: Experiences in Six Cities
(Department of Economics, 2004)
Our study examines the dynamic structure of welfare participation and the labor market involvement of recipients starting in the early 1990s and extending through 1999 in the core counties containing six major urban areas: ...