Life Cycle Consumption Of Food At Home: Facts From French Purchase Data

Over the next few decades, the share of the elderly population in France will increase steadily. There is concern that aging households cannot maintain the pre-retirement level of consumption. Although there is empirical evidence that the expenditure on non-durables decreases as households age, there does not seem to be any evidence whether the quantity, consumed decreases in France. Our results indicate that although food prices and expenditures decline, the home food consumption does not. In fact it increases in all age groups after the late forties.


Issue Date:
Aug 29 2017
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Language:
English
Total Pages:
23




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