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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.W. Micklitz; C. Twigg-Flesner

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

Journal no. 10603

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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 Warwick, UK

Assistant Editor

Friederike Döbbe

Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden

Editorial Board

Alberto Alemanno, Hec Paris; Jessica Aschemann-Witzel, Aarhus University; Alain d’Astous, HEC Montréal; Richard P. Bagozzi, University of Michigan; Antonina Bakardjieva, Stockholm University; Tilman Becker, University of Hohenheim; Omri Ben-Shahr, University of Chicago; Kjell Arne Brekke, University of Oslo; Christoph Busch, Osnabrück University ; Sahara Byrne, Cornell University; J. Michael Collins, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ronald J. Faber, University of Minnesota; Michel Faure, Maastricht University; Lorna Fox O'Mahony, University of Essex; Sabine Frerichs, University of Helsinki; Monroe Friedman, Eastern Michigan University; Fernando Gomez, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona; Shoshana Grossbard, San Diego State University; Klaus G. Grunert, Aarhus University; Wencke Gwozdz, Copenhagen Business School; Jeanne M. Hogarth, Center for Financial Services Innovation, Washington D.C.; Geraint Howells, City University of Hong Kong; Heiner Imkamp, University of Hohenheim; Peter Kenning, Heinrich-Heine University Duesseldorf; Robert R. Kerton, University of Waterloo; Bill Kilbourne, Clemson College of Business and Behavioral Science; Cäzilia Loibl, Ohio State University; Claudia Lima Marques, Federal University of Porto Alegre, Brazil; Michael Luchs, William & Mary's Mason School of Business, Williamsburg; Joasia Luzak, University of Amsterdam; Vanessa Mak, Tilburg University; Robert N. Mayer, University of Utah; Michele Micheletti, Stockholm University; Luke Nottage, University of Sydney; Andreas Oehler, Bamberg University; Julie L. Ozanne, University of Melbourne; Rik Pieters, Tilburg University; Kai Purnhagen, University of Wageningen; S. Sothi Rachagan, Perdana University, Malaysia; Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Cornell University; Iain Ramsay, University of Kent; Inge Røpke, Aalborg University; Peter Rott, University of Kassel; Joachim Scholderer, University of Zurich; Juliet Schor, Boston College; Ulf Schrader, TU Berlin; Hannah Schramm-Klein, University of Siegen; Anne Lise Sibony, Université de Liége; Gerhard Spindler, University of Goettingen; Christoph Strünck, University of Siegen; Jules Stuyck, University of Leuven – KU Leuven; Yane Svetiev, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan; Cass Sunstein, Harvard University; Frank Trentmann, University of London; Roger van den Bergh, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Bas Verplanken, University of Bath; Alan Warde, University of Manchester; Stephen Weatherill, Oxford University; Klaus Wertenbroch, INSEAD, Paris; Richard Wilk, Indiana University; Daniel Zizzo, Newcastle University

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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