Do Healthier Diets Cost More?

Do healthier diets cost more? We estimate a hedonic regression model of the U.S. diet. Given food expenditures and information on dietary intake we infer the marginal cost of improved quality. MeetingthePyramidrecommendationsimpliesdecreasedexpendituresfromtwoofthe seven food groups.


Issue Date:
2002-07
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/127305
Total Pages:
31
Series Statement:
WP
2002-22




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