Estimates of Elasticities for Food Demand in the United States

Various estimates of quantity-and price-dependent demand equations for total food demand are made. The regression coefficients are used to derive estimates of price and income elasticities and flexibilities. The results indicate that response of food demand to price and income changes is low compared with estimates in previous studies.


Issue Date:
1978-03
Publication Type:
Report
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/157867
Total Pages:
18
Series Statement:
Technical Bulletin
1580




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