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Joffre Dan Swait, Jr

Research Professor, Centre for the Study of Choice, University of Technology Sydney.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Co-Director (Academic) of the Centre for the Study of Choice, University of Technology Sydney.

Ph.D., MIT

Dr. Swait specializes in modeling discrete choice behavior, particularly among consumers. His research encompasses choice modeling methods, stated preference methods (SP), choice data combination methods, and brand equity measurement and management. He is co-Director (Academic) of the Centre for the Study of Choice at UTS.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Adamowicz, Wiktor, and Joffre Dan Swait Jr. 2013. "Are food choices really habitual? Integrating habits, variety seeking and compensatory choice in a utility maximizing framework." American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 95(1): 17-41. DOI. Abstract.

Swait Jr, Joffre Dan, and A.A.J. Marley. 2013. "Probabilistic Choice (Models) as a Result of Balancing Multiple Goals." Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 57(1-2): 1-14. DOI. Abstract.

Diederich, Adele, Joffre Dan Swait Jr, and Norman Wirsik. 2012. "Citizen Participation in Patient Prioritization Policy Decisions: An Empirical and Experimental Study on Patients' Characteristics." PLoS ONE, 7(5): e36824. PMCID: PMC3348901. DOI. Abstract.

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