A model for consumers' preferences for novel protein foods and environmental quality

X. Zhu, E.C. van Ierland

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We develop an environmental Applied General Equilibrium (AGE) model, which includes the economic functions of the environment, to investigate the impacts of consumers' preference changes towards the enhanced consumption of Novel Protein Foods (NPFs) and towards a higher willingness to pay for protection of the environment in the Europe Union (EU). We find that these preference changes impact the pork production and consumption as well as ammonia (NH
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)720-744
JournalEconomic Modelling
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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