Factors Driving Fruit and Vegetable Expenditures and Consumption Frequency in Lesser Developed Country: an Analysis of Urban Households from the Republic of Uganda

Factors affecting fresh fruit and vegetable expenditures in urban households of Uganda are analyzed employing the censored quantile regression. Results indicate that income elasticity of expenditure for fresh fruits exceeds one in 25th quantile, and reduces drastically in upper quantiles; for fresh vegetables income is relatively inelastic across different quantiles.


Issue Date:
2014
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/162414
Total Pages:
30
JEL Codes:
Q12; Q13




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