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Journal of Consumer Policy

2004 - 2023

Current editor(s): Hans Micklitz, John Thøgersen, Lucia A. Reisch, Alan Mathios and Christian Twigg-Flesner

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Volume 46, issue 1, 2023

No Consumer Is an Island—Relational Disclosure as a Regulatory Strategy to Advance Consumer Protection Against Microtargeting pp. 1-25 Downloads
A. Davola, I. Querci and S. Romani
Who Can You Trust? Assessing Vulnerability to Digital Imposter Scams pp. 27-51 Downloads
C. A. Robb and S. Wendel
The Right to Water and Sustainable Consumption in EU Law pp. 53-77 Downloads
I. Benöhr
Sales of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and Cigarette Sales in the USA: A Trend Break Analysis pp. 79-93 Downloads
A. Selya, R. Wissmann, S. Shiffman, S. Chandra, M. Sembower, J. Joselow and S. Kim
The Ring Video Doorbell and the Entry of Amazon into the Smart Home: Implications for Consumer-Initiated Surveillance pp. 95-104 Downloads
K. A. Kelly
Correction to: The Importance of Consumer Authorities for the Production and Maintenance of Trust and Social Capital in Consumer Markets pp. 105-107 Downloads
L. Berg

Volume 45, issue 4, 2022

An Analysis of Finnish Debtors Who Defaulted in 2014–2016 Because of Unsecured Credit Products pp. 595-617 Downloads
K. Majamaa and A.-R. Lehtinen
Consumption Corridors and the Case of Meat pp. 619-653 Downloads
M. Kanerva
Ability, Educational Attainment, and Household Financial Distress pp. 655-672 Downloads
N. Luotonen, V. Puttonen and E. Rantapuska
Financialization and Sustainable Credit: Lessons from Non-Intermediated Transactions? pp. 673-698 Downloads
Y. Svetiev, E. Dermineur and U. Kolanisi
Book Notes “Economics and Social Sciences” 2/2022 pp. 699-704 Downloads
Lucia A. Reisch and Friederike Döbbe

Volume 45, issue 3, 2022

The Unreliability of Online Review Mechanisms pp. 349-368 Downloads
M. Narciso
Long-term Energy Cost Labelling for Appliances: Evidence from a Randomised Controlled Trial in Ireland pp. 369-409 Downloads
E. Denny
Regulating Borrower Hardship in Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong: Payment Holidays During COVID-19 and Beyond pp. 411-433 Downloads
Emma Leong
Amending China’s Notion of a “Consumer”: Lessons from Comparative Analysis of the PRC Consumer Protection Law pp. 435-456 Downloads
K. Thomas
Fighting Food Waste by Law: Making Sense of the Chinese Approach pp. 457-479 Downloads
Y. Feng, C. Marek and J. Tosun
AI in Search of Unfairness in Consumer Contracts: The Terms of Service Landscape pp. 481-536 Downloads
F. Lagioia, A. Jabłonowska, R. Liepina and K. Drazewski
The Importance of Consumer Authorities for the Production and Maintenance of Trust and Social Capital in Consumer Markets pp. 537-559 Downloads
L. Berg
Rocking the Boat: Loot Boxes in Online Digital Games, the Regulatory Challenge, and the EU’s Unfair Commercial Practices Directive pp. 561-592 Downloads
D. Leahy
Correction to: Reading a Duty to Provide Accessible Pre‑Contractual Information for Consumers with Disabilities into EU Consumer Protection Law pp. 593-593 Downloads
L. Waddington

Volume 45, issue 2, 2022

In Pursuit of Happiness: Disentangling Sustainable Consumption, Consumer Alienation, and Social Desirability pp. 149-173 Downloads
E. Chéron, L. Sudbury-Riley and F. Kohlbacher
Choice Architectures in the Digital Economy: Towards a New Understanding of Digital Vulnerability pp. 175-200 Downloads
N. Helberger, M. Sax, J. Strycharz and H.-W. Micklitz
Economics of Consumer Protection: Contributions and Challenges in Estimating Consumer Injury and Evaluating Consumer Protection Policy pp. 201-238 Downloads
J. K. Pappalardo
The Impact of Tax Refund Delays on the Experience of Hardship Among Lower-Income Households pp. 239-280 Downloads
O. Kondratjeva, S. P. Roll, M. Despard and M. Grinstein-Weiss
Financial Vulnerability, Financial Literacy, and the Use of Digital Payment Technologies pp. 281-306 Downloads
M. M. Naeser Seldal and Ellen K. Nyhus
Reading a Duty to Provide Accessible Pre-Contractual Information for Consumers with Disabilities into EU Consumer Protection Law pp. 307-329 Downloads
L. Waddington
The Car Cushion Hypothesis: Bigger Cars Lead to More Risk Taking—Evidence from Behavioural Data pp. 331-342 Downloads
Bart Claus and L. Warlop
Book Notes “Law” 1/2022 pp. 343-348 Downloads
H.-W. Micklitz

Volume 45, issue 1, 2022

An Introduction to the Issue of Consumer Law in South America pp. 1-6 Downloads
M. A. Barata, L. Bernstein, C. Lima Marques and H. W. Micklitz
Influence of European Law on Argentinian Consumer Law pp. 7-26 Downloads
C. G. Sozzo and L. V. Bianchi
Dissemination of Consumer Law and Policy in Brazil: The Impact of EU Law pp. 27-48 Downloads
C. L. Marques and R. A. C. Pfeiffer
Chilean Consumer Law and Policy: A Brief Outlook pp. 49-69 Downloads
V. Andrade
Consumer Protection Law in Cuba pp. 71-86 Downloads
N. de la Caridad Ojeda Rodríguez and T. Peña Lorenzo
Consumer Protection in Peru: Origins, Evolution, and Main Regulatory Influences pp. 87-102 Downloads
C. Carranza Álvarez and O. A. Alcántara Francia
Influences of Comparative Law in Uruguayan Consumer Protection Law pp. 103-119 Downloads
D. Szafir and H. Marks
Private International Consumer Law in MERCOSUR: The Influence of European Regulations on Its Creation pp. 121-134 Downloads
L. Klein Vieira
UNCTAD’s Technical Cooperation Programme on Consumer Protection for Latin America: COMPAL pp. 135-147 Downloads
Arnau Izaguerri

Volume 44, issue 4, 2021

Learning to Hoard: The Effects of Preexisting and Surprise Price-Gouging Regulation During the COVID-19 Pandemic pp. 507-529 Downloads
R. Chakraborti and G. Roberts
A Critical Assessment of the Need for Harmonization of the Legal Framework Concerning Abusive Informal Debt Collection Practices in the European Union pp. 531-557 Downloads
C.-G. Stănescu
Neuromarketing, Ethics, and Regulation: An Exploratory Analysis of Consumer Opinions and Sentiment on Blogs and Social Media pp. 559-583 Downloads
C. Luna-Nevarez
Book Review: “Consumer Happiness: Multiple Perspectives”, by Tanusree Dutta and Manas Kumar Mandal (Eds.) pp. 585-591 Downloads
H. Kaur and T. Singh
Book Notes “Economics and Social Sciences” 4/2021 pp. 593-602 Downloads
Lucia A. Reisch and Friederike C. Doebbe

Volume 44, issue 3, 2021

New Perspectives on Green Energy Defaults pp. 357-383 Downloads
L. Mundaca and H. Moncreiff
Oversized Area Indications on Bonus Packs Fail to Affect Consumers’ Transactional Decisions—More Experimental Evidence on the Mars Case pp. 385-406 Downloads
K. P. Purnhagen, E. Herpen, S. Kamps and F. Michetti
Consumer Perceptions and Pricing Practices for Weddings pp. 407-426 Downloads
N. D. Albers, A. O. Wren, T. L. Knotts and M. G. Chupp
Young People as Drivers or Inhibitors of the Sustainability Movement: The Case of Anti-Consumption pp. 427-453 Downloads
F. Ziesemer, A. Hüttel and I. Balderjahn
A Law and Economics Perspective on the EU Directive on Representative Actions pp. 455-482 Downloads
L. Visscher and M. Faure
Rectifying Consumer Protection Law and Establishing of a Consumer Court in Indonesia pp. 483-495 Downloads
H. Matnuh
Book Notes “Law” 3/2021 pp. 497-506 Downloads
H.-W. Micklitz

Volume 44, issue 2, 2021

Double Dutch Finally Fixed? A Large-Scale Investigation into the Readability of Mandatory Financial Product Information pp. 151-178 Downloads
D. Scheld, O. Stolper and A. Walter
Regulation of Abusive Debt Collection Practices in the EU Member States: An Empirical Account pp. 179-216 Downloads
C.-G. Stănescu
Gender-Related Variability in Information Processing of Disclosure Documents pp. 217-233 Downloads
M. G. Ceravolo, Vincenzo Farina, L. Fattobene, L. Leonelli and G. Raggetti
Financial Behaviour Under Economic Strain in Different Age Groups: Predictors and Change Across 20 Years pp. 235-257 Downloads
G. Silinskas, M. Ranta and T.-A. Wilska
An Investigation of the Contested Qualified Health Claims for Green Tea and Cancer pp. 259-277 Downloads
A. Berhaupt-Glickstein and W. K. Hallman
The Effect of Providing Monetary Information on Energy Savings for Household Appliances: A Field Trial in Spain pp. 279-310 Downloads
M. del Mar Solà, A. de Ayala and Ibon Galarraga
Credit Consumption and Financial Risk Among Danish Households— A Register-Based Study of the Distribution of Bank and Credit Card Debt pp. 311-328 Downloads
P. Hohnen and A. Rhiger Hansen
Towards a General Theory of Harm for Consumer Law pp. 329-345 Downloads
F. Esposito
Book Notes “Economics and Social Sciences” 2/2021 pp. 347-356 Downloads
L.A. Reisch and F.C. Doebbe

Volume 44, issue 1, 2021

Should Australia Introduce a Prohibition on Unfair Trading? Responding to Exploitative Business Systems in Person and Online pp. 1-19 Downloads
J. M. Paterson and E. Bant
Consumer Debt Prevention and Discharge in the Arabian Gulf pp. 21-42 Downloads
D. Burton
Who is Victimized by Fraud? Evidence from Consumer Protection Cases pp. 43-72 Downloads
Devesh Raval
Attention Distribution of Current Key Investor Documents: Standardization as a Long-Term Goal of the PRIIP Regulation pp. 73-94 Downloads
P. Münchhalfen and R. Gaschler
Compensation and Socio-Economic Status of Borrowers in Foreclosure: Evidence from Swedish Micro-data pp. 95-116 Downloads
M. Lundholm
The Failure of the Court to Protect Consumers: A Review of Consumer Dispute Resolution in Indonesia pp. 117-130 Downloads
M. Syamsudin
Book Notes “Law” 1/2021 pp. 131-150 Downloads
H.-W. Micklitz
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