EXPLAINING DISPARITIES IN THE COST OF HEALTHIER FOOD

This study examines the relative price of a standard market basket of food items and a market basket of healthier alternatives. Because people in low-income neighborhoods may have fewer grocery stores and transportation alternatives, the effects of store size and competition on the price of a market basket is estimated.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20181
Total Pages:
17
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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