ERIC Number: EJ551559
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Regulate, Inform, or Educate? Choosing Efficient Consumer Policy Strategies.
Pappalardo, Janis K.
Advancing the Consumer Interest, v9 n2 p27-31 Fall 1997
Cost-benefit analyses suggest that consumer information strategies are preferred to direct regulation, and less restrictive strategies are preferred to more restrictive. Choice of strategies depends on the goal of intervention: changing behavior or improving overall welfare. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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