ERIC Number: ED244154
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
National Economic Policies: The Impact on Consumer Welfare. Proceedings of the American Council on Consumer Interests Annual Conference (29th, Kansas City, Missouri, March 16-19, 1983).
Goebel, Karen P., Ed.
These proceedings contain the texts of the papers presented at a conference on consumer interests. Addressed in the first series of concurrent sessions are the following topics: consumers' new economic positions, consumers' choices with respect to price and quality trade-offs, time value in consumption decisions, and consumer information issues. The second series of presentations includes papers dealing with nutrition policy and food consumption, the Symposium on Science in Institutions of Higher Education, and new dimensions in consumers' regard. Provided next are texts of presentations made at the conference poster session and annual business meeting. The next group of papers deals with international consumer policies, consumer education, the value of time in household production, macroconsumer issues, food consumption patterns, new financial strategies for consumers, careers in consumer economics, and certification in consumer education. Concluding the proceedings are groups of papers dealing with videotex, international consumer affairs, family composition and consumer choice, consumer policy positions, income management, new films for the secondary consumer education and consumer economics teacher, and airline deregulation. (MN)
Descriptors: Advertising, Basic Business Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Decision Making, Employment Opportunities, Foods Instruction, Home Management, Marketing, Merchandise Information, Money Management, Nutrition, Postsecondary Education, Practical Arts, Public Policy, Purchasing, Safety, Secondary Education, Teacher Certification
American Council on Consumer Interests, 240 Stanley Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 ($15.00, members; $25.00, nonmembers).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Consumer Interests, Columbia, MO.