DIETARY DIVERSITY AND RURAL LABOR PRODUCTIVITY: EVIDENCE FROM PAKISTAN

The relationship between rural labor productivity and food diversity was analyzed from the household consumption survey data of Pakistan. The elasticity of wage to diversity (0.77) was higher than to food expenditure (0.13). Lowering the prices of meats and fruits and vegetables will have the greatest impact on labor productivity.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/20310
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20310
Total Pages:
37
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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