RICE IN ASIA: IS IT BECOMING AN INFERIOR GOOD?

Empirical results using time-series and cross-sectional data indicate that rice in Asia is becoming an inferior good. Steady declines in rice consumption per capita are occurring, as inc~me levels rise. Accordingly, Asia should have an increasing rice surplus, putting more pressure on international rice markets in the future.


Issue Date:
Aug 02 1987
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/270131
Language:
English
Total Pages:
27




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