The Impact of Changes in Income Distribution on Current and Future Food Demand in Urban China
AbstractThe impact of changes in income distribution on food demand in the urban Jiangsu province of China is estimated in this study. Findings suggest that changes in income distribution have a considerable impact on the demand for individual food commodity groups. Therefore, given that a significant change in income distribution has occurred in urban China, food demand projections should account for expected changes in future income distribution.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Western Agricultural Economics Association in its journal Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Volume (Year): 35 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
China food demand; income distribution; urban income inequality; Demand and Price Analysis; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety;
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