The Changing Relationship between Consumer and Environmental Policy: Analyzing JCP's Quarter Century of Coverage

  • Alan M. Mathios
  • Robert N. Mayer


Consumer Behavior Consumer Protection Environmental Taxis Sustainable Consumption Consumer Policy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan M. Mathios
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert N. Mayer
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Cornell University
  2. 2.University of Utah

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