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Haß, J., Lischetzke, T., Hartmann, M. (2018): Does the distribution frequency matter? A subgroup specific analysis of the effectiveness of the EU School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme in Germany comparing twice and thrice weekly deliveries(accepted), Public Health Nutrition 1-13, Link.

Yeh, C.-H., Hartmann, M., Hirsch, S. (2018): Does information on equivalence of standards direct choice? Evidence for organic labels from different countries-of-origin, Food Quality and Preference 65: 28-39, Link.


Gussek, I., Hirsch, S., Hartmann, M., Südekum, K.-H., Hummel, J. (2017): Feeding practices for captive giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) in Europe: a survey in EEP zoos, Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 5(1): 62-70, Link.

Haß, J., Hartmann, M. (2017): What determines the fruit and vegetables intake of primary school children? - An analysis of personal and social determinants, Appetite 120(2018): 82-91, Link.

Hartmann, M., Cash, S., Yeh, C.-H., Landwehr, S., McAlister, A. R. (2017): Children's purchase behavior in the snack market: Can branding or lower prices motivate healthier choices?, Appetite, Link.

Janßen, D., Langen, N. (2017): The bunch of sustainability labels - Do consumers differentiate?, Journal of Cleaner Production 143: 1233-1245, Link.

Lorenz, B. A.-S., Hartmann, M., Hirsch, S., Kanz, O., Langen, N. (2017): Determinants of Plate Leftovers in One German Catering Company, Sustainability 9(5): 807, Link.

Lorenz, B. A.-S., Hartmann, M., Langen, N. (2017): What makes people leave their food? The interaction of personal and situational factors leading to plate leftovers in canteens, Appetite 116: 45-56, Link.

Lorenz, B. A.-S., Langen, N. (2017): Determinants of how individuals choose, eat and waste: Providing common ground to enhance sustainable food consumption out-of-home, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Link.


Civai, C., Hawes, D., DeYoung, C. G., Rustichini, A. (2016): Intelligence and Extraversion in the neural evaluation of delayed rewards, Journal of Research in Personality 61: 99–108, Link.

Langen, N., Hartmann, M. (2016): Chocolate Brands’ Communication of CSR in Germany, The Economics of Chocolate. Oxford University Press: 247-268, Link.

Methner, S., Maschkowski, G., Hartmann, M. (2016): The European School Fruit Scheme: impact on children’s fruit and vegetable consumption in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Public Health Nutrition, Link.

von Germeten, J.-P., Hartmann, M. (2016): Balancing Profitability with Social Consciousness: Determinants of suppliers' intensity of participation in the EU School Fruit Scheme (forthcoming), Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems: 14, Link.

Yeh, C.-H., Hartmann, M. (2016): Consumers’ Preference for Sweet Peppers with different Process Attributes: A Discrete Choice Experiment in Taiwan., International Journal on Food System Dynamics 7(4): 293-310, Link.


Goebel, C., Langen, N., Blumenthal, A., Teitscheid, P., Ritter, G. (2015): Cutting Food Waste through Cooperation along the Food Supply Chain, Sustainability 2015 7(2): 1429-1445, Link.

Grebitus, C., Hartmann, M., Reynolds, N. (2015): Global Obesity Study on Drivers for Weight Reduction Strategies, Obesity Facts, Link.

Hartmann, M., Klink, J., Simons, J. (2015): Cause related marketing in the German retail sector: Exploring the role of consumers’ trust, Food Policy 52: 108-114, Link.

Hirsch, S., Schiefer, J. (2015): What causes firm profitability variation in the EU food industry? A redux of classical approaches of variance decomposition, Agribusiness: an International Journal 32(1), Link.

Hoffmann, J., Hirsch, S., Simons, J. (2015): Identification of spatial agglomerations in the German food processing industry, Papers in Regional Science, Link.

Langen, N., Goebel, C., Waskow, F. (2015): The effectiveness of advice and actions in reducing food waste, in: Proceedings of the ICE - Waste and Resource Management, Volume 168, Issue 2: pages 72 – 86, Link.

Lorenz, B. A.-S., Hartmann, M., Simons, J. (2015): Impacts from Region-of-Origin Labeling on Consumer Product Perception and Purchasing Intention – Causal Relationships in a TPB based Model, Food Quality and Preference 45: 149-157, Link.

Sommer, F., Klink, J., Senkl, D., Hartmann, M. (2015): Determinants of web-based CSR disclosure in the food industry, International Journal on Food System Dynamics 6(1): 24-31, Link.

von Germeten, J.-P., Hirsch, S. (2015): Pre-sliced or Do-It-Yourself? Determinants of Schoolchildren's Acceptance of Convenience Fruits and Vegetables, Food Quality and Preference 44: 1-11, Link.

Yeh, C.-H., Lücke, F.-K., Janssen, J. (2015): Bioplastics: Acceptable for the Packaging of Organic Food? A Policy Analysis., Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 6(1): 95-105, Link.


Hirsch, S., Hartmann, M. (2014): Persistence of firm-level profitability in the European dairy processing industry, Agricultural Economics 45(S1): 53-63, Link.

Hirsch, S., Schiefer, J., Gschwandtner, A., Hartmann, M. (2014): The determinants of firm profitability differences in EU food processing., Journal of Agricultural Economics 65(3): 703-721, Link.

Klink, J., Langen, N., Hecht, S., Hartmann, M. (2014): Sustainability as Sales Argument in the Fruit Juice Industry? An Analysis of On-Product Communication, International Journal on Food System Dynamics 5(3): 144-158, Link.

Maschkowski, G., Hartmann, M., Hoffmann, J. (2014): Health-related on-pack communication and nutritional value of ready-to-eat breakfast cereals evaluated against five nutrient profiling schemes, BMC Public Health 2014 14(1178), Link.

Maschkowski, G., Wanner, M. (2014): Die Transition-Town-Bewegung - Empowerment für die große Transformation? , PND-online 2(9): 60-71, Link.


Hartmann, M., Heinen, S., Melis, S., Simons, J. (2013): Consumers' Awareness of CSR in the German Pork Industry, British Food Journal 115(1): 124-141, Link.

Hirsch, S., Gschwandtner, A. (2013): Profit persistence in the food industry: evidence from five European countries, European Review of Agricultural Economics 40(5): 741-759, Link.

Klöckner, H., Langen, N., Hartmann, M. (2013): COO labeling as a tool for pepper differentiation in Germany: Insights into the taste perception of organic food shoppers, British Food Journal 115(8), Link.

Langen, N., Adenäuer, L. (2013): Where does the Fair Trade price premium go? - Confronting consumers' request with reality, Social Enterprise Journal 9(3), Link.

Langen, N., Grebitus, C., Hartmann, M. (2013): Success factors of Cause-related Marketing in Germany, Agribusiness 29(2): 207-227, Link.

Mueller Loose, S., Peschel, A., Grebitus, C. (2013): Quantifying effects of convenience and product packaging on consumer preferences and market share of seafood products: The case of oysters, Food Quality and Preference 28(2): 492-504, Link.


Grebitus, C., Colson, G., Menapace, L. (2012): A comparison of hypothetical survey rankings with consumer shopping behavior and product knowledge, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 44(1): 35-47, Link.

Hartmann, M., Grebitus, C., Roosen, J. (2012): Editorial to the Special Issue 'Economics of Food Choice and Health', European Review of Agricultural Economics 39(5): 741-743.

Menapace, L., Colson, G., Raffaelli, R. (2012): Risk Aversion, Subjective Beliefs, and Farmer Risk Management Strategies, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 95(2): 384-389, Link.


Grebitus, C., Bruhn, M. (2011): A Way to More Effective Marketing Strategies: Analyzing Dimensionality of Cognitive Structures Quantitatively, SAGE Open, August: 1-11, Link.

Grebitus, C., Menapace, L., Bruhn, M. (2011): Consumers' Use of Seals of Approval and Origin Information: Evidence From the German Pork Market, Agribusiness 27(4): 478-492, Link.

Hartmann, M. (2011): Corporate social responsibility in the food sector, European Review of Agricultural Economics 38(3): 297-324, Link.

Hartmann, M. (2011): The EU School Fruit Program - a Step Towards a 'Healthy' CAP? Foreword., EuroChoices 9(2), Link.

Herzfeld, T., Drescher, L., Grebitus, C. (2011): Cross-national adoption of private food quality standards, Food Policy 36(3): 401-411, Link.

Langen, N. (2011): Are ethical consumption and charitable giving substitutes or not? 'Insights into consumers' coffee choice, Food Quality and Preferences 22(5): 412-421, Link.

Lensch, A. K., Hartmann, M., Simons, J. (2011): Beeinflussung der Wirkung von Ernährungsinformation durch Framing: Analyse am Beispiel von Folsäure, German Journal of Agricultural Economics 60(3): 139-153, Link.

Menapace, L., Colson, G., Grebitus, C., Facendola, M. (2011): Consumers' preferences for geographical origin labels: evidence from the Canadian oil market, in: European Review of Agricultural Economics 38(2): 193-212, Link.


Hartmann, M. (2010): The EU School Fruit Program - a Step Towards a ‘Healthy' CAP? Forword, EuroChoices Special Issue: Five Years of Accession in the New Member States 9(2/3).

Langen, N., Grebitus, C., Hartmann, M. (2010): Is there Need for more Transparency and Efficiency in Cause-related Marketing?, International Journal on Food System Dynamics 4: 366-381, Link.

Yue, C., Grebitus, C., Bruhn, M., Jensen, H. (2010): Marketing organic and conventional potatoes in Germany, Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing 22(1/2): 164-178, Link.


Berg, E., Hartmann, M., Heckelei, T., Holm-Müller, K., Nolten, R., Schiefer, G. (2009): Risiken in der Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft und ihre Bewältigung, Berichte über Landwirtschaft 87(3): 491-509, Link.

Drescher, L., Grebitus, C., Herzfeld, T. (2009): Spread of retailer food quality standards: A transition countries perspective, Outlook on Agriculture 38(1): 15-22, Link.

Fischer, C., Hartmann, M., Reynolds, N., Leat, P., Revoredo-Giha, C., Henchion, M., Albisu, L. M., Gracia, A. (2009): Sustainability of Business Relationships in EU Agri-food Chains and Opportunities for Improvement, EuroChoices 8(3): 20-21, Link.

Fischer, C., Hartmann, M., Reynolds, N., Leat, P., Revoredo-Giha, M., Henchion, M., Albisu, L. M., Gracia, A. (2009): Factors influencing contractual choice and sustainable relationships in European agri-food supply chains, European Review of Agricultural Economics 36(4): 541-569, Link.

Hartmann, M., Maschkowski, G. (2009): Increasing Children's Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: Lessons from advertising, EuroChoices 8(3): 22-28, Link.

Reynolds, N., Fischer, C., Hartmann, M. (2009): Determinants of sustainable economic relationships in selected German agri-food chains, British Food Journal 111(8): 776-793, Link.

Simons, J., Zimmer, R., Vierboom, C., Härlen, I., Hertel, R., Böl, G.-F. (2009): The slings and arrows of communication on nanotechnology, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 11(7): 1555-1571.


Fischer, C., Hartmann, M., Bavorova, M., Hockmann, H., Suvanto, H., Viitaharju, L., Leat, P., Revoredo-Giha, C., Henchion, M., McGee, C., Dybowski, G., Kobuszynska, M. (2008): Business Relationships and B2B Communication in Selected European Agrifood Chains - First Empirical Evidence, International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 11(2): 73-99, Link.

Grebitus, C., Bruhn, M. (2008): Analyzing semantic networks of pork quality by means of concept mapping, Food Quality and Preference 19(1): 86-96, Link.

Schiefer, J., Fischer, C. (2008): The gap between wine expert ratings and consumer preferences: Measures, determinants and marketing implications, International Journal of Wine Business Research 20(4): 335-351, Link.

Schiefer, J., Hartmann, M. (2008): Determinants of Competitive Advantage for German Food Processors, Agribusiness 24(3): 306-319, Link.


Fischer, C. (2007): The Complexities of Modern Food Consumption and Implications for International Food Product Marketers, Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing 19(1): 7-35, Link.

Fischer, C., Fritz, M. (2007): The role of trust in European food chains: theory and empirical findings, International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 10(2): 141-163, Link.

Fischer, C., Schornberg, S. (2007): Assessing the Competitiveness Situation of EU Food and Drink Manufacturing Industries: An Index-Based Approach, Agribusiness 23(4): 473-496, Link.

Fischer, C., Schornberg, S. (2007): The competitiveness situation of the EU meat processing and beverage manufacturing sectors, Food Economics 4(3): 148-158.

Härlen, I., Simons, J., Vierboom, C. (2007): Acrylamid in Lebensmitteln - Ändert Risikokommunikation das Verbraucherverhalten?, in: Epp, A., Hertel, R., Böl, G.-F. (Hrsg.): BfR Wissenschaft, 1/2007.Berlin, Link.

Hartmann, M., Rudloff, B., Heckelei, T. (2007): Introduction, Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development 4(1): V-VI.


Beukert, C., Simons, J. (2006): Der Markt für ökologisch erzeugte Fleischprodukte: Wachstumsimpulse durch den Aufbau einer effizienten und konsumentenorientierten Wertschöpfungskette, Schriftenreihe des Lehr- und Forschungsschwerpunktes.


Fischer, C. (2004): Managing International Trade of Food Products - A Survey of German and Australian Companies, Agribusiness 20(1): 61-80, Link.

Fischer, C. (2004): The influence of immigration and international tourism on the demand for imported food products, Food Economics 1(1): 21-33, Link.

Hartmann, M., Schornberg, S. (2004): Is meat processing in Central and Eastern European New Member States competitive after EU accession?, EuroChoices 3(1): 26-31, Link.


Bongaerts, R., Giebel, A., Simons, J., Wolffram, R. (2002): Impacts of stricter standards in the EU for keeping laying hens in battery cages., World's Poultry Science Journal 58: 365-370.

Frohberg, K., Hartmann, M. (2002): Financing enlargement: The case of agriculture and rural development, Intereconomics 37(2): 71-77, Link.

Wolffram, R., Simons, J., Giebel, A., Bongaerts, R. (2002): Impacts of stricter standards in the EU for keeping laying hens in battery cages, World's Poultry Science Journal 58: 365-370.


Brosig, S., Hartmann, M. (eds.) (2001): Analysis of Food Consumption in Central and Eastern Europe: Relevance and Empirical Methods, Studies on the Agricultural and Food Sector in Central and Eastern Europe, Kiel 13.

Härlen, I., Simons, J., Vierboom, C. (2001): Einfluss des Images von Bio-Produkten auf den Absatz der Erzeugnisse., Agrarwirtschaft 50(5): 286-292.

Simons, J., Fauth, J., Vierboom, C. (2001): Integrating quantitative analysis methods in qualitative market research processes, Planung und Analyse, Special English Edition: 48-53.


Simons, J., Wolffram, R. (1999): Wirkungsanalyse zur EU-Agrarreform in "Agenda 2000" - ein Diskussionsbeitrag., Agrarwirtschaft 48(3/4): 167-169.


Simons, J. (1998): Verschiebung des Preisrisikos mit Hilfe von Terminkontrakten, Diskussionsbeitrag zum gleichnamigen Artikel von J.M.E. Pennings, Agrarwirtschaft 47(5): 130-131.


Hartmann, M., Schmitz, P. (1997): Redefining the Roles of European Agriculture, European Review of Agricultural Economics, Special Issue 24(3-4).


Hartmann, M., Krissoff, B., Leetmaa, S. (1996): Competitiveness and Environmental Quality: The Role of Export Subsidies, Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 25(2): 232-240.


Hartmann, M., Schmitz, P. (1988): Die Handelseffekte der EG-Agrarreform, Wirtschaftsdienst: 477-483.

Hartmann, M., Schmitz, P. (1988): EC Agricultural Reform Policy - The Beginning of a New Form of Protectionism?, Intereconomics 23(4): 151-158, Link.


Hartmann, M., Schmitz, P. (1987): The Effects of the Common Agricultural Price Policy on the Third World, Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 26(4): 341-354.

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