Università della Svizzera italiana

The demand for school meals : an analysis of stated choices by Swiss households

Filippini, Massimo ; Masiero, Giuliano ; Medici, Diego

In this paper we investigate households ’demand for school meals using a stated preferences approach. Data are collected through phone-structured interviews to 905 residents with children in the German-speaking region of Switzerland during 2007. A Poisson model with random effects is used to explore factors affecting the demand for meals at school. The results show that meals price, household...