The Impact of Cholesterol Information on Meat Demand: Application of an Updated Cholesterol Index

We estimate an almost ideal-demand system (AIDS) to assess the impacts of cholesterol information on the market demand of meats in the U.S. Our study indicates a significant negative impact of cholesterol information on the market demand of beef and pork and a significant positive influence on chicken demand. The study further demonstrated that the flow of carbohydrate information lessened the magnitude of cholesterol health information elasticities.


Issue Date:
2006-07
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/9085
Published in:
Journal of Food Distribution Research, Volume 37, Number 2
Page range:
60-69
Total Pages:
10




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