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Journal of Consumer Policy

Journal of Consumer Policy

Consumer Issues in Law, Economics and Behavioural Sciences

Editors: A. Mathios; L.A. Reisch; J. Thøgersen; H. Micklitz; C. Twigg-Flesner

ISSN: 0168-7034 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0700 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10603

Editors

Alan Mathios                                                                                                                     
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Hans-W. Micklitz
European University Institute, Florence, Italy

Lucia Reisch
Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

John Thøgersen
The Aarhus School of Business, Denmark

Christian Twigg-Flesner
School of Law, University of Hull, UK

Editorial Board

Richard M. Alderman, University of Houston; Alain d’Astous, HEC Montréal; Alan R. Andreasen, Georgetown University; Richard P. Bagozzi; University of Michigan; Antonina Bakardjieva, Stockholm University; Suzanne C. Beckmann, Copenhagen Business School; Tilman Becker, University of Hohenheim; Kjell Arne Brekke, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, Oslo; Sahara Byrne, Cornell University; Ronald J. Faber, University of Minnesota; Michel Faure, Maastricht University; Monroe Friedman, Eastern Michigan University; Fernando Gomez, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona; Kornelia Hagen, DIW Berlin; Jeanne M. Hogarth, Federal Reserve Board, Washington; Ewoud Hondius, University of Utrecht; Heiner Imkamp, University of Hohenheim; Pauline Ippolito, Federal Trade Commission, Washington; Robert R. Kerton, University of Waterloo; Claudia Lima Marques, Federal University of Porto Alegre; Robert N. Mayer, University of Utah; Michele Micheletti, Stockholm University; Luke Nottage, University of Sydney; Folke Ölander, Aarhus University; Andreas Oehler, Bamberg University; Rik Pieters, Tilburg University; S. Sothi Rachagan, Nilai, Malaysia; Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Cornell University; Iain Ramsay, University of Kent; Norbert Reich, University of Bremen; Inge Røpke, Technical University of Denmark; Peter Rott, University of Copenhagen; Joachim Scholderer, Aarhus University; Ulf Schrader, TU Berlin; Richard Shepherd, University of Surrey; Gerhard Spindler, University of Goettingen; Jules Stuyck, K. U. Leuven; Frank Trentman, University of London; Roger van den Bergh, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Bas Verplanken, University of Bath; Stephen Weatherill, Oxford University; Thomas Wilhelmsson, University of Helsinki; Richard Wilk, Indiana University; Daniel Zizzo, University of East Anglia.


Book Review Editor "Legal Studies"

Hans-W. Micklitz, Department of Law, European University Institute


Book Review Editor "Economics and Social Sciences"

Lucia Reisch, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

 

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    The Journal of Consumer Policy is a refereed, international journal which encompasses a broad range of issues concerned with consumer affairs. It looks at the consumer's dependence on existing social and economic structures, helps to define the consumer's interest, and discusses the ways in which consumer welfare can be fostered - or restrained - through actions and policies of consumers, industry, organizations, government, educational institutions, and the mass media.

    The Journal of Consumer Policy publishes theoretical and empirical research on consumer and producer conduct, emphasizing the implications for consumers and increasing communication between the parties in the marketplace.

    Articles cover consumer issues in law, economics, and behavioural sciences. Current areas of topical interest include the impact of new information technologies, the economics of information, the consequences of regulation or deregulation of markets, problems related to an increasing internationalization of trade and marketing practices, consumers in less affluent societies, the efficacy of economic cooperation, consumers and the environment, problems with products and services provided by the public sector, the setting of priorities by consumer organizations and agencies, gender issues, product safety and product liability, and the interaction between consumption and associated forms of behaviour such as work and leisure.

    The Journal of Consumer Policy reports regularly on developments in legal policy with a bearing on consumer issues. It covers the integration of consumer law in the European Union and other transnational communities and analyzes trends in the application and implementation of consumer legislation through administrative agencies, courts, trade associations, and consumer organizations. It also considers the impact of consumer legislation on the supply side and discusses comparative legal approaches to issues of consumer policy in different parts of the world.

    The Journal of Consumer Policy informs readers about a broad array of consumer policy issues by publishing regularly both extended book reviews and brief, non-evaluative book notes on new publications in the field.


    Officially cited as: J Consum Policy

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