Quantitative analysis of the household’s expenditure for food

The paper deals with the dependence of the share of households’ food expenditure on the total expenditure and the household’s size. This problem is important in applied welfare economics. According to the Engel’s law, the poorer household, the greater proportion of its total expenditure is devoted to the food consumption. In the study, the Working-Leser model was applied to Polish households microeconomic data from 2000, 2005 and 2009.


Issue Date:
2011-09
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
10.22004/ag.econ.195656
ISSN 2081-6960 (Other)
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/195656
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/195656
Published in:
Problems of World Agriculture / Problemy Rolnictwa Światowego, 11, 26
Page range:
23-30
Total Pages:
8
Series Statement:
Zeszyty Naukowe Szkoły Głównej Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego Problemy Rolnictwa Światowego / Scientific Journal Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW Problems of World Agriculture




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