CONSUMERS’ PREFERENCES, CREDENCE GOODS AND THE WTO SPS AGREEMENT

The SPS Agreement in the WTO exists to regulate the use of import barriers to protect, inter alia, human health. Yet consumers’ preferences for food safety or for other information about food, play no part in the Agreement. The purpose in this paper is to argue that consumers’ preferences should be taken into account for food products which possess the credence characteristic, quality.


Issue Date:
2003-02
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/57915
Total Pages:
9




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