Global Food Trade and Consumer Demand for Quality

Overview

The objective of these proceedings is to examine consumer demand for quality attributes (including food safety, biotechnology-free food, organic food, etc.) in the context of a global economy and expanding international trade and the role of both private firm strategies and public policy in facilitating consumer choice and free trade. Specific questions will be addressed in order to meet this objective. They begin with the two-way linkage between trade and consumer demand, and ...

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Overview

The objective of these proceedings is to examine consumer demand for quality attributes (including food safety, biotechnology-free food, organic food, etc.) in the context of a global economy and expanding international trade and the role of both private firm strategies and public policy in facilitating consumer choice and free trade. Specific questions will be addressed in order to meet this objective. They begin with the two-way linkage between trade and consumer demand, and end with quality and regulation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441933799
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 251
  • Product dimensions: 0.57 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 7.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Overview and Conceptual Foundation. 1. Issues in Demand for Quality and Trade; J.-C. Bureau, et al. 2. A Great Transformation in World Trade Law: Can The WTO Stay Afloat? D.G. Victor, R.U. Weiner. 3. Unifying Two Frameworks for Analyzing Quality and Quality Assurance for Food Products; J.A. Caswell, et al. 4. LDC Food Exports and Food Safety Standards in High-Income Countries: What Role for the Public Sector in Overcoming Barriers to Trade? L.J. Unnevehr. Section II: Case Studies. 5. Potential Implications of Animal Welfare Concerns and Public Policies in Industrialized Countries for International Trade; D. Blandford, et al. 6. Response to a Food Safety Problems in Produce: A Case Study of a Cyclosporiasis Outbreak; L. Calvin, et al. 7. A Case Study of Beef Production Andexportin Uruguay; M.I. Marshall. Section III: Specific Issues and Methodological Challenges. 8. Product Differentiation, Sanitary Barriers, and Arbitrage in World Poultry Markets; D. Orden, et al. 9. Price Policies and the Domestic and International Distribution of Commodity Quality: Theory and Application to EU Wheat; J.M. Alston, J.S. James. 10. The Impacts of Labeling on Trade in Goods that may be Vertically Differentiated According to Quality; B. Roe, I. Sheldon. 11. Labeling Biotech Foods: Implications for Consumer Welfare and Trade; E. Golan, F. Kuchler. 12. Consumer Effects of Harmonizing International Standards for Trade in Organic Foods; L. Lohr, B. Krissoff. 13. The Public Provision of Information: A Welfare Analysis of European Products with Geographical Indications and Products with Designations of Origin; A.M. Zago, D. Pick. Index.

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