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Willingness to Pay for Low Water Footprint Foods during Drought

Hannah Krovetz, Rebecca Taylor, and Sofia B. Villas-Boas

in Agricultural Productivity and Producer Behavior

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226619804
eISBN:
9780226619941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619941.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the context of recent California drought years, we investigate whether consumers are willing to pay for more efficient water usage in the production of four crops. We implement an internet survey ... More


The Quantum Divide: Why Schrödinger's Cat is Either Dead or Alive

Christopher C. Gerry and Kimberley M. Bruno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666560
eISBN:
9780191748646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666560.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Using a selection of key experiments performed over the past thirty years or so, this book presents a discussion of the strikingly counter-intuitive phenomena of the quantum world that defy ... More


The Duality of Particles and Waves: Photons

Christopher C. Gerry and Kimberley M. Bruno

in The Quantum Divide: Why Schrödinger's Cat is Either Dead or Alive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666560
eISBN:
9780191748646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666560.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the dual nature of small particles, focusing on photons. Photons enable wave-like phenomenon, such as light, to exhibit the kind of behavior expected of particles. Unlike the ... More


Asking for Help: Survey and Experimental Evidence on Financial Advice and Behavior Change

Angela A. Hung and Joanne K. Yoong

in The Market for Retirement Financial Advice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683772
eISBN:
9780191763359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683772.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

When do individuals actually improve their financial behavior in response to advice? Using survey data from current defined contribution (DC) plan holders in the RAND American Life Panel (ALP), we ... More


Entanglement and the Elements of Reality

Frank S. Levin

in Surfing the Quantum World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808275
eISBN:
9780191846014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808275.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chapter 14 examines entangled quantum systems, hidden variable theories and Bell’s inequality. In 1935, Einstein and collaborators, postulating the existence of elements of reality, analyzed an ... More


Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Fair Trade Chocolate

Pieter Vlaeminck, Jana Vandoren, and Liesbet Vranken

in The Economics of Chocolate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198726449
eISBN:
9780191793264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726449.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Most studies on socially responsible products show that the majority of consumers are willing to pay a price premium for products that live up to certain ethical standards. In reality, however, ... More


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