Refereed Journal Articles
Aprile, M. C., Caputo, V., and Nayga, R.M. Consumers' preferences and attitudes towards local food products. Journal of Food Products Marketing, Accepted .
Van Loo, E.J., Caputo V., Nayga, R.M. Jr., and Verbeke, W. 2014. “Consumer’valuation of Sustainability Labels on Meat. 2014.” Food Policy. 49-137-150.
Van Wezemael, LL, Caputo, V., Nayga M. R. Jr., Chryssochoidis, G, and Wim Verbeke. 2014. “European consumer preferences for beef with nutrition and health claims: a multi-country investigation using discrete choice experiments”. Food Policy 44:167-176 (corresponding author).
Caputo, V., Vassilopoulos, A., Nayga M. R. Jr., and Canavari, M. 2013. “Welfare Effects of Food Miles labels”. Journal of Consumer Affairs . 47(2):311-327.
Caputo, V., Nayga R.M. Jr., and Scarpa R. 2013. “Food miles vs. carbon emissions information for food transport footprint: modeling assumptions and WTP estimates from stated food choice”. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 57(4):465-482.
Aprile, M.C., Caputo, V., and Nayga, R. M. 2012. Consumers’ valuation of food quality labels: the case of the European Geographic Indication and Organic Farming Labels. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 36(2):158-165.
Dimech, M., Caputo, V., and Canavari, M. 2011. Attitudes of Maltese consumers towards quality in fruit and vegetables in relation with their Food Related Lifestyle. International Food & Agribusiness Management Review, 14(4):21-36.
van Loo, E., Caputo, V., Nayga, R. M., Meullenet, J. and Ricke, S. C. 2011. Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Organic Chicken Breast: Evidence from Choice Experiment”. Food Quality and Preference, 22(7): 603-613.
van Loo, E., Caputo, V., Nayga, R.M., Meullenet, J.F., Crandall, P.G., and Ricke, S.C. 2010. The Effect of Organic Poultry Purchase Frequency on Consumer Attitudes Toward Organic Poultry Meat. Journal of Food Science, 75(7):384-397.
Markovina, J. and Caputo, V. 2010. The Impact of Product Designations on Consumer Decisions: the Case of Croatian Olive Oil. The Business Review, Cambridge, 15(1):144-150.
Peer reviewed chapters in international books
van Loo, E., Caputo, V., Nayga, R. M., Canavari, M., and Ricke, S. C. (2012). Organic Meat Marketing. In S. C. Ricke, E. J. Van Loo, M. G. Johnson, & C. A. O’Bryan (Eds.), Organic Meat Production and Processing (pp. 67-85). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
de Magistris, T., Caputo, V., and Rodriguez H.G. 2013. Heterogeneidad en las Preferencias de los Consumidores de Leche Fresca en Italia. In: J.E.Blanco, D. M. J. C. Gómez, and L. S. Beltrán (Eds.), Marketing agroalimentario Aplicaciones metodológicas y estudios de casos en el contexto global (pp.139-148). Pearson .
Italian peer reviewed articles
Caputo, V., Canavari, M. and Nayga, R. M., Jr. 2010. Valutazione delle preferenze di consumatori napoletani per l’etichettatura delle food miles sul pomodoro fresco. Rivista di Economia Agroalimentare, in press.
Aprile, M.C., Caputo, V., and Gallina, G. 2009. Attitude and awareness of EU quality labels: an analysis of Italian consumers. Rivista di Economia Agraria, LXIV, nn. 3-4, pp. 269 – 288.
Conference Proceedings (presented)
2014. “Methodological Developments and Issues in Choice Experiments”. AAEA Organized session, Minneapolis, July 27-29, 2014.
Presenters: Vincenzina Caputo, Danny Campbell, Benjamin Campbell
Moderator: Rodolfo M. Nayga Jr
Discussunt: Riccardo Scarpa
Organizer: Vincenzina Caputo, Ellen Van Loo
2013. V. Caputo, Van Loo, E.J., Scarpa, R., Nayga, R.M. Jr., and Verbeke, W.. “Addressing the attribute non-attendance issue in hypothetical choice experiments: the case of food labelling”. In Labels on sustainability: an issue for consumers, producers, policy makers, and NGOs. 134th EAAE Seminar, Paris (France), March 21-22, 2013.
2013. “Ten Thousand Labels: Credence Attributes, Product Differentiation, and Information Flows in the Food System”. AAEA organized symposium, Seattle, WA, August12-14, 2012.
Presenters:Marco Costanigro, Vincenzina Caputo, Dawn Thilmany and Glynn Tonsor
Discussant: Jayson Lusk
Organizer: Marco Costanigro
Presentation Title: Nutritional Labeling: Tools, Issues, and Trends.
2012. Aprile M.C., Caputo V., and. Nayga R.M. Jr. “Marketing local produce: consumers’ valuation of Geographical Indication labels in Italy” (oral presentation). In: Best paper competition - IFAMA’s 22nd Annual World Forum and Symposium, Shanghai, China from June 9 – 14th, 2012.
2012. Hartmann, P.V.P., Caputo,V., and Canavari, M. Consumer preferences for mangoes with Geographical Indication labels in Brazil. In: Ecological Economics and Rio+20: Challenges and Contributions for a Green Economy Rio De Janeiro, MA: International Society for Ecological Economics, Boston - June 16-19, 2012.
2012. Caputo, V ., Canavari, M., and Nayga, M.R. Jr. The role of sensory evaluation in consumer choice: evidence from a field choice experiment. In: 2012 AAEA Annual Meeting Seattle, WA - August 12-14, 2012.
2012. van Loo, E.J., Caputo, V., Nayga, R. M. Jr., and Verbeke, W. Consumers’ valuation of sustainable food labels (oral presentation). In: 126th EAAE Seminar ‘New challenges for EU agricultural sector and rural areas. Which role for public policy?’ Capri, Italy, June 27– 29, 2012.
2011. Aprile, M. C., Caputo, V., and Nayga, R. M., Jr. Consumer preferences for EU quality food labels related to sustainability, in: Consumer behavior for a sustainable future, University of Bonn, July 18-20, 2011, Bonn, Germany. Selected for publication in the Journal of Consumer Studies.
2011. Caputo, V ., Aprile, M.C. and Nayga, R. M. Jr. Consumers' Valuation for European food quality labels: Importance of Label Information Provision, EAAE 2011 Congress "Change and Uncertainty: Challenges for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources", August 30 - September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.
2011. Caputo, V ., Canavari, M. and Nayga, R. M., Jr. Valutazione delle preferenze di consumatori napoletani per l’etichettatura delle food miles sul pomodoro fresco, Convegno SIEA, 7-9 Giugno 2011, Benevento, Italy. Selected for publication in the Journal “Rivista di Economia Agroalimentare”.
2011. Dimech, M ., Caputo, V., and Canavari, M. Attitudes of Maltese consumers towards quality in fruit and vegetables in relation with their Food Related Lifestyle, in: The Road to 2050: Sustainability as a Business Opportunity, pages 1- 4, 21st Annual IFAMA World Forum and Symposium, June 20-23, 2011, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Winner - Best paper in marketing research. Selected for oublication in the International Food & Agribusiness Management Review.
2011. Caputo, V., Nayga, R. M. Jr., and Canavari, M. Consumer Heterogeneity in Evaluation of Generic Food Miles Labeling Programs: a latent class modeling approach, in: ESEE 2011 Advancing Ecological Economics: Theory and Practice, 9th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, June 14-17, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.
2010. Caputo, V., Vassilopoulos, A., Nayga R.M. Jr., and Canavari, M. Welfare Effects of Food Miles labels. 120th EAAE Seminar ‘External Cost of Farming Activities: Economic Valuation, Risk Considerations, Environmental Repercussions and Regulatory Framework’, Chania, Crete, Greece, September, 2 – 4, 2010.
2010. Caputo, V., Nayga, R. M. Jr., and Canavari, M. Organic Consumers’ Valuation for Food Miles Labels, 119th EAAE Seminar: “Sustainability in the Food Sector Rethinking the Relationship between the Agro-Food System and the Natural, Social, Economic and Institutional Environments” - Capri, 2010, June 30-July 2.
2010. van Loo, E., Caputo, V., Nayga, R.M., Meullenet, and Ricke, S.C. Consumer perception of organic foods and their willingness to pay for organic chicken breast in Northwest Arkansas, 119th EAAE Seminar: “Sustainability in the Food Sector Rethinking the Relationship between the Agro-Food System and the Natural, Social, Economic and Institutional Environments” – Capri, 2010, June 30-July 2.
2010. Caputo, V. and Nayga, R. M. Jr. Consumers’ Valuation for Generic Food Miles Labeling Programs: Implications for Local Foods, in: NAREA Workshop: “the Economics of Local Food Market” - Atlantic City, USA, 2010. Grant participation