HOUSEHOLD INVENTORIES AND MARKETED SURPLUS IN SEMI-SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE

A model of semi-subsistence agriculture recognizing the ability of farm households to hold inve,n' tories of home-grown staple foods is developed. The model's solution suggests a method for empirically distinguishing between food security and arbitrage motives for holding inventories. A formula for computing marketed surplus response is derived.


Issue Date:
Aug 01 1988
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/270197
Language:
English
Total Pages:
15




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