TITLE

An Evaluation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty and Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act of 1975

AUTHOR(S)
Wiener, Joshua Lyle
PUB. DATE
January 1988
SOURCE
Journal of Public Policy & Marketing;1988, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quasi-experimental design is used to investigate whether the Magnuson-Moss Act succeeded in its efforts to transform a products warranty into an accurate signal of a product's reliability, and to improve the overall level of warranty protection. The paradox of how an information remedy could create an accurate signal without changing how consumers process information is addressed.
ACCESSION #
4585327

 

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