Shopping Behavior of Food Stamps Users: the Role of Decision Conflict

Analysis of shopping baskets suggests that food stamps users purchase a greater proportion of unhealthy food items relative to nonusers of food stamps. Furthermore, they seem less susceptible to the “mode-of-payment effect” (wherein paying in cash triggers more prudent purchase decisions). We discuss the policy implications of those findings.



Citation:

Dinesh Gauri, Yu Ma, and Manoj Thomas (2017) ,"Shopping Behavior of Food Stamps Users: the Role of Decision Conflict", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45, eds. Ayelet Gneezy, Vladas Griskevicius, and Patti Williams, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 170-174.

Authors

Dinesh Gauri, University of Arkansas, USA
Yu Ma, McGill University, Canada
Manoj Thomas, Cornell University, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 45 | 2017



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